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Genus Halopiger

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: 6
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).


 

Halopiger Gutiérrez et al. 2007, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Halopiger xanaduensis Gutiérrez et al. 2007.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Hpg. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; L. masc. adj. piger, lazy; N.L. masc. n. Halopiger, lazy halophile, referring to the slow growth under laboratory conditions.
Valid publication: GUTIÉRREZ (M.C.), CASTILLO (A.M.), KAMEKURA (M.), XUE (Y.), MA (Y.), COWAN (D.A.), JONES (B.E.), GRANT (W.D.) and VENTOSA (A.): Halopiger xanaduensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon isolated from saline Lake Shangmatala in Inner Mongolia, China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1402-1407.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halopiger aswanensis Hezayen et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 56 = DSM 13151 = JCM 11628.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF333759.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. aswanensis, of or belonging to Aswan, isolated from a hypersaline soil in Aswan, Egypt.
Valid publication: HEZAYEN (F.F.), GUTIÉRREZ (M.C.), STEINBÜCHEL (A.), TINDALL (B.J.) and REHM (B.H.A.): Halopiger aswanensis sp. nov., a polymer-producing and extremely halophilic archaeon isolated from hypersaline soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 633-637.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halopiger djelfimassiliensis corrig. Hassani et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IIH2=CSUR P3035=DSM 27506.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KC430939.
Whole-genome sequence accession no.: CBMA010000001.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Djelfa the Algerian region where the strain was isolated; L. masc. adj. massiliensis, pertaining to Massilia , the Latin name of Marseille; N.L. masc. adj. djelfimassiliensis pertaining to Djelfa where the type strain was isolated and Marseille where the strain was sequenced.
Source: Environmental - saline lake.
Valid publication: VALIDATION LIST no. 172. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66 (2016), 4299–4305.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: Hassani, I. I., Robert, C., Michelle, C., Raoult, D., Hacène, H. and Desnues, C. 2013. Non-contiguous finished genome sequence and description of Halopiger djelfamassiliensis sp. nov. Stand. Genomic Sci. 9, 160-174.
Effective publication Online
Note: Epithet corrected on validation.

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Halopiger goleimassiliensis corrig. Hassani et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IIH3=CSUR P3036=DSM 27562.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KC430940.
Whole-genome sequence accession no.: CBMB010000001.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. golea, El Golea, the Algerian region where the strain was isolated; L. masc. adj. massiliensis, pertaining to Massilia, the Latin name of Marseille; N.L. masc. adj. goleimassiliensis pertaining to El Golea where the type strain was isolated and Marseille where the strain was sequenced.
Source: Environmental - saline lake.
Valid publication: VALIDATION LIST no. 172. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66 (2016), 4299–4305.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: Hassani, I. I., Robert, C., Michelle, C., Raoult, D., Hacène, H. and Desnues, C. 2014. Non-contiguous finished genome sequence and description of Halopiger goleamassiliensis sp. nov. Stand. Genomic Sci. 9, 956-969.
Effective publication Online
Note: Epithet corrected on validation.

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Halopiger salifodinae Zhang et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) KCY07-B2=JCM 18547=CGMCC 1.12284.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JX014296.
Etymology: L. gen. n. salifodinae, of a saltpit, salt mine.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: ZHANG, W. Y., MENG, Y., ZHU, X. F. and WU, M. 2013. Halopiger salifodinae sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon isolated from a salt mine. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 3563-3567.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halopiger thermotolerans Minegishi et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SR-441=JCM 19583=KCTC 4248.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AB844674.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Etymology: Gr. n. therme, heat; tolerans L. pres. part. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj. thermotolerans, heat-tolerant.
Source: Industrial/agricultural.
Valid publication: MINEGISHI, H., SHIMOGAKI, R., ENOMOTO, S., ECHIGO, A., KONDO, Y., NAGAOKA, S., SHIMANE, Y., KAMEKURA, M., ITOH, T., OHKUMA, M., NUNOURA, T., TAKAI, K. and USAMI, R. 2016. Halopiger thermotolerans sp. nov., a thermo-tolerant haloarchaeon isolated from commercial salt. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 4975-4980.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halopiger xanaduensis Gutiérrez et al. 2007, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SH-6 = CECT 7173 = CGMCC 1.6379 = JCM 14033.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM268114, CP002839 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. xanaduensis, referring to Xanadu, the lost city of Kublai Khan, located in Inner Mongolia, from where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: GUTIÉRREZ (M.C.), CASTILLO (A.M.), KAMEKURA (M.), XUE (Y.), MA (Y.), COWAN (D.A.), JONES (B.E.), GRANT (W.D.) and VENTOSA (A.): Halopiger xanaduensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon isolated from saline Lake Shangmatala in Inner Mongolia, China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1402-1407.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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