Taxon DOI
Mehrshad et al. 2015
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Gibbons 1974 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Gupta et al. 2016
Mehrshad et al. 2015
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Garrity and Holt 2001
  (Cavalier-Smith 2002) Grant et al. 2002 emend. Gupta et al. 2015
  Grant and Larsen 1989 emend. Gupta et al. 2015
  Gibbons 1974 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Gupta et al. 2016
  Mehrshad et al. 2015

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 Halovarius Mehrshad et al. 2015. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on April 28, 2015.


  1. Mehrshad M, Amoozegar MA, Makhdoumi A, Rasooli M, Asadi B, Schumann P, Ventosa A. Halovarius luteus gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon from a salt lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:2420-2425. [PubMed].