Taxon DOI
Liu et al. 2020
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Gupta et al. 2015 emend. Gupta et al. 2016
Liu et al. 2020
Liu et al. 2022
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
  Gupta et al. 2015
  Gupta et al. 2015 emend. Gupta et al. 2016
  Liu et al. 2020

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 Halegenticoccus Liu et al. 2020. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on February 21, 2022.


  1. Liu B-B, Salam N, Cheng S, Zhang W-Q, Zhou Y-Q, Guo S-X, Li W-J. Halegenticoccus tardaugens sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon isolated from a saline soil. Extremophiles 2021; 25:483-492. [PubMed].
  2. Liu B-B, Narsing Rao MP, Yin X-Q, Li X, Salam N, Zhang Y, Alkhalifah DHM, Hozzein WN, Li W-J. Description of Halegenticoccus soli gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon isolated from a soil sample of Ebi lake. Extremophiles 2019; 23:521-528. [PubMed].