Name: Haloterrigena Ventosa et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. 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

Type species: Haloterrigena turkmenica (Zvyagintseva and Tarasov 1989) Ventosa et al. 1999

Valid publication: Ventosa A, Gutierrez MC, Kamekura M, Dyall-Smith ML. 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.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 10
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 10
Total number of child taxa: 11

Parent taxon: Natrialbaceae 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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