Genus Salipiger

Name: Salipiger Martínez-Cánovas et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Sa.li.pi’ger L. masc. n. sal, salt; L. masc. adj. piger, lazy; N.L. masc. n. Salipiger, lazy halophile

Type species: Salipiger mucosus corrig. Martínez-Cánovas et al. 2004

Valid publication: Martinez-Canovas MJ, Quesada E, Martinez-Checa F, del Moral A, Bejar V. Salipiger mucescens gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately halophilic, exopolysaccharide-producing bacterium isolated from hypersaline soil, belonging to the alpha-Proteobacteria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1735-1740.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 7
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 8
Total number of child taxa: 9

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Wirth JS, Whitman WB. Phylogenomic analyses of a clade within the roseobacter group suggest taxonomic reassignments of species of the genera Aestuariivita, Citreicella, Loktanella, Nautella, Pelagibaca, Ruegeria, Thalassobius, Thiobacimonas and Tropicibacter, and the proposal of six novel genera. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2393-2411.

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