Salinibacter pepae


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Salinibacter pepae Viver et al., 2023
Effective publication
Viver et al., 2023
SeqCode status
Valid (SeqCode)
Register List (validated)
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N.L. gen. n. pepae, after the microbiologist Pepa Antón
Nomenclatural type
NCBI Assembly: GCA_947077775.1
Nomenclatural status
Validly published under the SeqCode


Salinibacter pepae strains were isolated from Es Trenc and S'Avall solar salterns located in MAllorca, from Santa Pola located in Alicante and Great Salt LAke located in Utah (USA). Straight rod cells, 3.0-6.0 µm long, forming red colonies after 15 days growth on SW agar media at 25% of salts at 30ºC. Colonies are circular and convex with an entire margin and with a diameter of 0.5-1.0 mm. Cells are flagellar and motile. Cells exhibit growth in the ranges of 15-34% salt concentration, optimum temperature at 30ºC and pH 7. The organism is positive in catalase, oxidase, Tween20, Tween80 and lysine decarboxylase. The organism is negative in indole, methyl-red, Voges-Proskauer, casein, DNA, Starch and gelatin hydrolysis, H2S and nitrate production, acid production from carbohydrates, anaerobic growth in presence of arginine and DMSO, ornithine and adenine decarboxylase.
Bacteria » Rhodothermota » Rhodothermia » Rhodothermales » Salinibacteraceae » Salinibacter » Salinibacter pepae
Salinibacter ncbigtdb


NCBI Assembly:GCA_947077775.1
Isolate Genome
Estimated Quality Metrics
  • Completeness: 100.0%
  • Contamination: 0.0%
  • Quality: 100.0
Ribosomal and transfer RNA genes
  • 1 16S rRNA (up to 100.0%)
  • 1 23S rRNA (up to 100.0%)
  • tRNAs for 20 amino acids
Sequencing depth
260.0 ×
Other features
  • G+C Content: 66.43%
  • Coding Density: 85.1%
  • Codon Table: 11
  • N50: 3,585,205 bp
  • Contigs: 3
  • Largest Contig: 3,585,205 bp
  • Assembly Length: 3,628,012 bp
  • Ambiguous Assembly Fraction: 0.0%
Submitter comments
Script HMM.essential.rb from the Enveomics scripts collection using default paramentes was used for assess the completness and contamination.
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Local history
Registered by
Viver, Tomeu over 1 year ago
Submitted by
Viver, Tomeu about 1 year ago
Endorsed by
Chuvochina, Maria about 1 year ago
Validated by
Rodriguez-R, Luis M about 1 year ago
Date of priority
2023-04-02 02:56 PM (UTC)


Citation Title
Viver et al., 2023, Systematic and Applied Microbiology Description of two cultivated and two uncultivated new Salinibacter species, one named following the rules of the bacteriological code: Salinibacter grassmerensis sp. nov.; and three named following the rules of the SeqCode: Salinibacter pepae sp. nov., Salinibacter abyssi sp. nov., and Salinibacter pampae sp. nov
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