Halobacillus litoralis

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Halobacillus litoralis
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Firmicutes
Class: Bacilli
Order: Bacilli
Family: Bacillaceae
Genus: Halobacillus
Species: H. litoralis
Binomial name
Halobacillus litoralis
Spring et al. 1996

Halobacillus litoralis is a species of bacteria.[1] It is halophilic, gram-positive, heterotrophic and its type strain is DSM 10405T (= SL-4T).


  1. ^ Spring, S.; Ludwig, W.; Marquez, M. C.; Ventosa, A.; Schleifer, K.-H. (1996). "Halobacillus gen. nov., with Descriptions of Halobacillus litoralis sp. nov. and Halobacillus trueperi sp. nov., and Transfer of Sporosarcina halophila to Halobacillus halophilus comb. nov". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 46 (2): 492–496. doi:10.1099/00207713-46-2-492. ISSN 0020-7713. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Ripka, Katrin, et al. "Molecular characterisation of Halobacillus strains isolated from different medieval wall paintings and building materials in Austria."International biodeterioration & biodegradation 58.3 (2006): 124-132.
  • Joshi, M. N.; Pandit, A. S.; Sharma, A.; Pandya, R. V.; Saxena, A. K.; Bagatharia, S. B. (2013). "Draft Genome Sequence of the Halophilic Bacterium Halobacillus sp. Strain BAB-2008". Genome Announcements. 1 (1): e00222–12–e00222–12. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00222-12. ISSN 2169-8287. 
  • Yang, Ling; Tan, Ren-xiang; Wang, Qian; Huang, Wei-yi; Yin, Yong-xian (2002). "Antifungal cyclopeptides from Halobacillus litoralis YS3106 of marine origin". Tetrahedron Letters. 43 (37): 6545–6548. doi:10.1016/S0040-4039(02)01458-2. ISSN 0040-4039. 

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