Name: Chitinibacter Chern et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Chi.ti.ni.bac’ter N.L. neut. n. chitinum, chitin; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Chitinibacter, rod that degrades chitin

Gender: masculine

Type species: Chitinibacter tainanensis Chern et al. 2004

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Chern LL, Stackebrandt E, Lee SF, Lee FL, Chen JK, Fu HM. Chitinibacter tainanensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a chitin-degrading aerobe from soil in Taiwan. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1387-1391.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1911-1913.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Chromobacteriaceae Adeolu and Gupta 2013

Assigned by: Adeolu M, Gupta RS. Phylogenomics and molecular signatures for the order Neisseriales: proposal for division of the order Neisseriales into the emended family Neisseriaceae and Chromobacteriaceae fam. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:1-24.

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