Genus Halopiger

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Number of species cited in this file: 3
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

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.
Reference: 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) strain 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.
Reference: 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 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.
Reference: 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 xanaduensis Gutiérrez et al. 2007, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 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.
Reference: 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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