Name: Halopelagius Cui et al. 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ha.lo.pe.la’gi.us Gr. masc. n. hals, halos salt; L. masc. adj. pelagius, pertaining to the sea; N.L. masc. n. Halopelagius, salt organism from the sea

Type species: Halopelagius inordinatus Cui et al. 2010

Valid publication: Cui HL, Li XY, Gao X, Xu XW, Zhou YG, Liu HC, Oren A, Zhou PJ. Halopelagius inordinatus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Halobacteriaceae isolated from a marine solar saltern. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:2089-2093.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Haloferacaceae Gupta et al. 2015

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Naushad S, Baker S. Phylogenomic analyses and molecular signatures for the class Halobacteria and its two major clades: a proposal for division of the class Halobacteria into an emended order Halobacteriales and two new orders, Haloferacales ord. nov. and Natrialbales ord. nov., containing the novel families Haloferacaceae fam. nov. and Natrialbaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:1050-1069.

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