Taxon DOI
Lai et al. 2014
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Embley et al. 1989 emend. Teo et al. 2021
Lai et al. 2014
(Saker et al. 2015) Lai et al. 2017
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Goodfellow 2021 non Actinobacteria Stackebrandt et al. 1997
  Krasil'nikov 1949 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Labeda and Goodfellow 2015
  Embley et al. 1989 emend. Teo et al. 2021
  Lai et al. 2014

The taxonomy from the rank of class and below is based upon currently published taxonomic opinion. For a complete taxonomy, refer to The Taxonomic Outline of Bacteria and Archaea, Release 7.7.
When referring to this Abstract, please use its Digital Object Identifier and cite NamesforLife.
Taxon Abstract for the genus Halopolyspora Lai et al. 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on September 8, 2017.


  1. Lai H, Wei X, Jiang Y, Chen X, Li Q, Jiang Y, Jiang C, Gillerman L. Halopolyspora alba gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2775-2780. [PubMed].
  2. Teo WFA, Tan GYA, Li W-J. Taxonomic note on the family Pseudonocardiaceae based on phylogenomic analysis and descriptions of Allosaccharopolyspora gen. nov. and Halosaccharopolyspora gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:. [PubMed].
  3. Lai H, Jiang Y, Saker R, Chen X, Bouras N, Klenk HP, Wei X, Jiang Y, Sabaou N. Reclassification of Mzabimyces algeriensis Saker et al. 2015 as Halopolyspora algeriensis comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2787-2790. [PubMed].