Name: Chitinophagaceae Kämpfer et al. 2011

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Chi.ti.no.pha.ga.ce’a.e N.L. fem. n. Chitinophaga, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Chitinophagaceae, the Chitinophaga family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Chitinophaga Sangkhobol and Skerman 1981

Valid publication: Kampfer P, Lodders N, Falsen E. Hydrotalea flava gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the phylum Bacteroidetes and allocation of the genera Chitinophaga, Sediminibacterium, Lacibacter, Flavihumibacter, Flavisolibacter, Niabella, Niastella, Segetibacter, Parasegetibacter, Terrimonas, Ferruginibacter, Filimonas and Hydrotalea to the family Chitinophagaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:518-523.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 61, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1237-1238.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 42
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 47
Total number of child taxa: 49

Parent taxon: Chitinophagales Munoz et al. 2017

Assigned by: Hahnke RL, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Garcia-Lopez M, Mukherjee S, Huntemann M, Ivanova NN, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Klenk HP, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2016; 7:2003.

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