Dimitry Y. Sorokin, Alexander Y. Merkel

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Abstract’ N.L. fem. n. Natranaerovirga, the type genus of the family, -aceae ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Natranaerovirgaceae, the Natranaerovirga family. The family Natranaerovirgaceae includes obligately
anaerobic fermentative bacteria from soda lakes. They are highly salt-tolerant alkaliphiles utilizing carbohydrates as energy and carbon source. The family belongs to the order “Lachnospirales,” class Clostridia, and consists of a single genus Natranaerovirga. The family-level status was established by phylogenomic
analysis based on the Genome Taxonomy Database classification (GDTB).
DNA G +C content (mol%): 31.3–32.3 (whole-genome sequence).
Type genus: Natranaerovirga Sorokin et al. 2012,  VL145.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria
EditorsWilliam Whitman
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
ISBN (Electronic)9781118960608
Publication statusPublished - 2024


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