Genus Haloterrigena

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Number of species cited in this file: 9
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Haloterrigena Ventosa et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Haloterrigena turkmenica (Zvyagintseva and Tarasov 1989) Ventosa et al. 1999.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Htg. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, the sea, salt; L. fem. n. terrigena, born from the earth; N.L. fem. n. Haloterrigena, salt (-requiring) and born from the earth.
Reference: VENTOSA (A.), GUTIÉRREZ (M.C.), KAMEKURA (M.) and DYALL-SMITH (M.L.): Proposal to transfer Halococcus turkmenicus, Halobacterium trapanicum JCM 9743 and strain GSL-11 to Haloterrigena turkmenica gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 131-136.
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Haloterrigena Ventosa et al. 1999 emend. Oren et al. 2009.
Type species: ¤ Haloterrigena turkmenica (Zvyagintseva and Tarasov 1989) Ventosa et al. 1999.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Htg. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, the sea, salt; L. fem. n. terrigena, born from the earth; N.L. fem. n. Haloterrigena, salt (-requiring) and born from the earth.
Reference: OREN (A.), ARAHAL (D.R.) and VENTOSA (A.): Emended descriptions of genera of the family Halobacteriaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 637-642.
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Note: According to Minegishi et al.font size="3">., the genera Haloterrigena Ventosa et al. 1999 and ¤ Natrinema McGenity et al. 1998 might constitute a single genus.
Reference: MINEGISHI (H.), KAMEKURA (M.), ITOH (T.), ECHIGO (A.), USAMI (R.)  and HASHIMOTO (T.): Further refinement of the phylogeny of the Halobacteriaceae based on the full-length RNA polymerase subunit B’ (rpoB’) gene. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2398-2408.
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Haloterrigena daqingensis Wang et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain JX313 = CGMCC 1.8909 = NBRC 105739.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ545273.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. daqingensis, pertaining to Daqing, north-east China, where the type strain was isolated.
Reference: WANG (S.), YANG (Q.), LIU (Z.H.), SUN (L.), WEI (D.), ZHANG (J.Z.), SONG (J.Z.)  and YUAN (H.F.): Haloterrigena daqingensis sp. nov., an extremely haloalkaliphilic archaeon isolated from a saline–alkaline soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2267-2271.
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Haloterrigena hispanica Romano et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain FP1 = ATCC BAA-1310 = DSM 18328.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM285297.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. hispanica, of Hispania, from where the organism was originally isolated.
Reference: ROMANO (I.), POLI (A.), FINORE (I.), HUERTAS (F.J.), GAMBACORTA (A.), PELLICCIONE (S.), NICOLAUS (G.), LAMA (L.) and NICOLAUS (B.): Haloterrigena hispanica sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon from Fuente de Piedra, southern Spain. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1499-1503.
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Haloterrigena jeotgali Roh et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain A29 = CECT 7218 = DSM 18794 = JCM 14585 = KCTC 4020.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF077633.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. jeotgali, of jeotgal, a traditional Korean fermented seafood.
Reference: ROH (S.W.), NAM (Y.D.), CHANG (H.W.), KIM (K.H.), SUNG (Y.), KIM (M.S.), OH (H.M.) and BAE (J.W.): Haloterrigena jeotgali sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon from salt-fermented food. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2359-2363.
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Haloterrigena limicola Cui et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain AX-7 = CGMCC 1.5333 = JCM 13563.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ367241.
Etymology: L. n. limus, mud; L. suff. -cola (from L. n. incola), dweller; N.L. n. limicola, mud-dweller.
Reference: CUI (H.L.), TOHTY (D.), ZHOU (P.J.) and LIU (S.J.): Haloterrigena longa sp. nov. and Haloterrigena limicola sp. nov., extremely halophilic archaea isolated from a salt lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1837-1840.
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Haloterrigena longa Cui et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ABH32 = CGMCC 1.5334 = JCM 13562.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ367242.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. longa, long, referring to the production of long rods in liquid medium.
Reference: CUI (H.L.), TOHTY (D.), ZHOU (P.J.) and LIU (S.J.): Haloterrigena longa sp. nov. and Haloterrigena limicola sp. nov., extremely halophilic archaea isolated from a salt lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1837-1840.
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Haloterrigena saccharevitans Xu et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain AB14 = AS 1.3730 = JCM 12889.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY820137.
Etymology: L. n. saccharon -i, a kind of sugar; L. part. adj. evitans, avoiding; N.L. part. adj. saccharevitans, sugar-avoiding, because it uses very few sugars.
Reference: XU (X.W.), LIU (S.J.), TOHTY (D.), OREN (A.), WU (M.) and ZHOU (P.J.): Haloterrigena saccharevitans sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon from Xin-Jiang, China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2539-2542.
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Haloterrigena salina Gutiérrez et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain XH-65 = CGMCC 1.6203 = JCM 13891.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM942763.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. salina, salted, saline.
Reference: GUTIÉRREZ (M.C.), CASTILLO (A.M.), KAMEKURA (M.) and VENTOSA (A.): Haloterrigena salina sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon isolated from a salt lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2880-2884.
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Haloterrigena thermotolerans Montalvo-Rodríguez et al. 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain PR5 = ATCC 700275 = DSM 11552 = JCM 11050 = NBRC 102635.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF115478.
Etymology: Gr. n. thermê, heat; L. part. adj. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj. thermotolerans, heat tolerating.
Reference: MONTALVO-RODRÍGUEZ (R.), LÓPEZ-GARRIGA (J.), VREELAND (R.H.), OREN (A.), VENTOSA (A.) and KAMEKURA (M.): Haloterrigena thermotolerans sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon from Puerto Rico. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1065-1071.
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Haloterrigena turkmenica (Zvyagintseva and Tarasov 1989) Ventosa et al. 1999, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 4k = ATCC 51198 = CIP 106419 = DSM 5511 = JCM 9101 = NCIMB 13204 = VKM B-1734.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP001860 (complete genome).
Basonym: ¤ Halococcus turkmenicus Zvyagintseva and Tarasov 1989.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. turkmenica, of Turkmen (Turkmenistan), from where the bacterium was originally isolated.
Reference: VENTOSA (A.), GUTIÉRREZ (M.C.), KAMEKURA (M.) and DYALL-SMITH (M.L.): Proposal to transfer Halococcus turkmenicus, Halobacterium trapanicum JCM 9743 and strain GSL-11 to Haloterrigena turkmenica gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 131-136.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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