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Genus Halovivax

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).


 

Halovivax Castillo et al. 2006, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Halovivax asiaticus Castillo et al. 2006.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Hvx. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; L. adj. vivax, long-lived, tenacious of life; N.L. masc. n. Halovivax, long-living halophile.
Valid publication: CASTILLO (A.M.), GUTIÉRREZ (M.C.), KAMEKURA (M.), MA (Y.), COWAN (D.A.), JONES (B.E.), GRANT (W.D.) and VENTOSA (A.): Halovivax asiaticus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel extremely halophilic archaeon isolated from Inner Mongolia, China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 765-770.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halovivax asiaticus Castillo et al. 2006, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) EJ-46 = CECT 7098 = CGMCC 1.4248 = JCM 14624.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM039978.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. asiaticus, pertaining to Asia, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: CASTILLO (A.M.), GUTIÉRREZ (M.C.), KAMEKURA (M.), MA (Y.), COWAN (D.A.), JONES (B.E.), GRANT (W.D.) and VENTOSA (A.): Halovivax asiaticus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel extremely halophilic archaeon isolated from Inner Mongolia, China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 765-770.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halovivax cerinus Amoozegar et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IC35=IBRC-M 10256=KCTC 4050.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KJ406208.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. cerinus, wax-coloured, yellow-like wax, referring to the pigmentation of the colonies.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Valid publication: AMOOZEGAR, M. A., MAKHDOUMI-KAKHKI, A., MEHRSHAD, M., RASOOLI, M., FAZELI, S. A. S., SPRÖER, C. and VENTOSA, A. 2015. Halovivax cerinus sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon from a hypersaline lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 65-70
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halovivax limisalsi Amoozegar et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IC38=IBRC-M 10022=KCTC 4051.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF805151.
Etymology: L. gen. n. limi, of/from mud; salsus, salted, salt; N.L. gen. n. limisalsi, of a salted mud.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: AMOOZEGAR, M. A., MAKHDOUMI-KAKHKI, A., MEHRSHAD, M., RIAZI, S. and VENTOSA, A. 2014. Halovivax limisalsi sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon from hypersaline mud. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 3422-3426.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halovivax ruber Castillo et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) XH-70 = CGMCC 1.6204 = DSM 18193 = JCM 13892.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM269467.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. ruber, red.
Valid publication: CASTILLO (A.M.), GUTIÉRREZ (M.C.), KAMEKURA (M.), XUE (Y.), MA (Y.), COWAN (D.A.), JONES (B.E.), GRANT (W.D.) and VENTOSA (A.): Halovivax ruber sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon isolated from Lake Xilinhot, Inner Mongolia, China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1024-1027.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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