Genus Capnocytophaga

Name: Capnocytophaga Leadbetter et al. 1982

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. kapnos, smoke; N.L. fem. n. Cytophaga, a bacterial genus name; N.L. fem. n. Capnocytophaga, bacteria requiring carbon dioxide and related to the cytophagas

Gender: feminine (stem: Capnocytophag-)

Type species: Capnocytophaga ochracea (Prévot et al. 1956) Leadbetter et al. 1982

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Leadbetter ER, Holt SC, Socransky SS. Capnocytophaga: new genus of gram-negative gliding bacteria. I. General characteristics, taxonomic considerations and significance. Arch Microbiol 1979; 122:9-16.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 8. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1982; 32:266-268.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 12
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 12
Total number of child taxa: 15

Parent taxon: Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992

Assigned by: Bernardet JF, Segers P, Vancanneyt M, Berthe F, Kersters K, Vandamme P. Cutting a Gordian knot: emended classification and description of the genus Flavobacterium, emended description of the family Flavobacteriaceae, and proposal of Flavobacterium hydatis nom. nov. (basonym, Cytophaga aquatilis Strohl and Tait 1978). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1996; 46:128-148.

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