Name: Halegenticoccus Liu et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Hal.e.gen.ti.coc’cus Gr. masc. n. hals, salt; L. pres. part. egens, needy; M.L. masc. n. coccus, a coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, a berry; N.L. masc. n. Halegenticoccus, the salt-needy coccus, referring to the high level of salt requirement

Gender: masculine

Type species: Halegenticoccus soli Liu et al. 2020

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Liu BB, Narsing Rao MP, Yin XQ, Li X, Salam N, Zhang Y, Alkhalifah DHM, Hozzein WN, Li WJ. Description of Halegenticoccus soli gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon isolated from a soil sample of Ebi lake. Extremophiles 2019; 23:521-528.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 191. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:1-5.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Haloferacaceae Gupta et al. 2015

Assigned by: Liu BB, Narsing Rao MP, Yin XQ, Li X, Salam N, Zhang Y, Alkhalifah DHM, Hozzein WN, Li WJ. Description of Halegenticoccus soli gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon isolated from a soil sample of Ebi lake. Extremophiles 2019; 23:521-528.

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