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Genus Haladaptatus

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 4
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


Haladaptatus Savage et al. 2007, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Haladaptatus paucihalophilus Savage et al. 2007.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Hap. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; L. part. adj. adaptatus, adapted to a thing; N.L. masc. n. Haladaptatus, a bacterium adapted to salt.
Valid publication: SAVAGE (K.N.), KRUMHOLZ (L.R.), OREN (A.) and ELSHAHED (M.S.): Haladaptatus paucihalophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon isolated from a low-salt, sulfide-rich spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 19-24.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Haladaptatus Savage et al. 2007 emend. Cui et al. 2010.
Type species: ¤ Haladaptatus paucihalophilus Savage et al. 2007.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Hap. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; L. part. adj. adaptatus, adapted to a thing; N.L. masc. n. Haladaptatus, a bacterium adapted to salt.
Reference: CUI (H.L.), SUN (F.F.), GAO (X.), DONG (Y.), XU (X.W.), ZHOU (Y.G.), LIU (H.C.), OREN (A.) and ZHOU (P.J.): Haladaptatus litoreus sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon from a marine solar saltern, and emended description of the genus Haladaptatus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1085-1089.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Haladaptatus Savage et al. 2007 emend. Roh et al. 2010.
Type species: ¤ Haladaptatus paucihalophilus Savage et al. 2007.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Hap. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; L. part. adj. adaptatus, adapted to a thing; N.L. masc. n. Haladaptatus, a bacterium adapted to salt.
Reference: ROH (S.W.), LEE (M.L.) and BAE (J.W.): Haladaptatus cibarius sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon from seafood, and emended description of the genus Haladaptatus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1187-1190.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Haladaptatus cibarius Roh et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) D43 = DSM 19505 = JCM 15962.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF660747.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. cibarius, pertaining to or suitable for food.
Valid publication: ROH (S.W.), LEE (M.L.) and BAE (J.W.): Haladaptatus cibarius sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon from seafood, and emended description of the genus Haladaptatus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1187-1190.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Haladaptatus litoreus Cui et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RO1-28 = CGMCC 1.7737 = JCM 15771.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU887285.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. litoreus, living near the sea, of or belonging to the seashore.
Valid publication: CUI (H.L.), SUN (F.F.), GAO (X.), DONG (Y.), XU (X.W.), ZHOU (Y.G.), LIU (H.C.), OREN (A.) and ZHOU (P.J.): Haladaptatus litoreus sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon from a marine solar saltern, and emended description of the genus Haladaptatus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1085-1089.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Haladaptatus pallidirubidus Liu et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM 93656=CCTCC AB2010454=JCM 17504.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JF449425.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: -.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 162. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65 (2015), 741-744.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: LIU, B.-B., ZHAO, W.-Y., CHU, X., HOZZEIN, W. N., PRABHU, D. M., WADAAN, M. A. M., TANG, S.-K., ZHANG, L.-L. and LI, W.-J. 2014. Haladaptatus pallidirubidus sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon isolated from saline soil samples in Yunnan and Xinjiang, China. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 106, 901-910.
Effective publication Online

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Haladaptatus paucihalophilus Savage et al. 2007, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DX253 = ATCC BAA-1313 = DSM 18195 = JCM 13897 = KCTC 4006.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ344973 and DQ344974.
Etymology: L. adj. paucus, little; Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj., paucihalophilus low-salt loving.
Valid publication: SAVAGE (K.N.), KRUMHOLZ (L.R.), OREN (A.) and ELSHAHED (M.S.): Haladaptatus paucihalophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon isolated from a low-salt, sulfide-rich spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 19-24.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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