ha.lo’phi.la Gr. masc. n.hals (gen. halos), salt; N.L. fem. adj.phila, friend, loving; from Gr. fem. adj.philê, loving; N.L. fem. adj.halophila, salt-loving, referring to the ability of the type strain to grow at high NaCl concentrations
The phylogenetic position of this species was determined in a genome-scale analysis by Nouioui et al. (2018).Publication:
Nouioui I, Carro L, Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Goodfellow M, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of the Phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:2007.