Chi.ti.ni.phi.lus. N.L. neut. n.chitinum, chitin; N.L. masc. adj. suff.-philus, friend, loving; from Gr. masc. adj.philos, on; N.L. masc. n.Chitiniphilus, chitin-loving, referring to the substrate used for the isolation of this organism
Sato K, Kato Y, Taguchi G, Nogawa M, Yokota A, Shimosaka M. Chitiniphilus shinanonensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel chitin-degrading bacterium belonging to Betaproteobacteria. J Gen Appl Microbiol 2009; 55:147-153.
Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 129. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2129-2130.
validly published under the ICNP
Chen et al. (2021) assigned this genus to the family Chitinibacteraceae Chen et al. 2022.Publication:
Chen S, Rudra B, Gupta RS. Phylogenomics and molecular signatures support division of the order Neisseriales into emended families Neisseriaceae and Chromobacteriaceae and three new families Aquaspirillaceae fam. nov., Chitinibacteraceae fam. nov., and Leeiaceae fam. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2021; 44:126251.
Yilmaz et al. (2014) assigned this genus to the family Neisseriaceae Prévot 1933 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Yilmaz P, Parfrey LW, Yarza P, Gerken J, Pruesse E, Quast C, Schweer T, Peplies J, Ludwig W, Glöckner FO. The SILVA and “all-species living tree project (LTP)” taxonomic frameworks. Nucleic Acids Research 2014; 42(D1):D643-D648.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Chitindphilus"; "Chitiniphiinus".
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: NCIMB: 1; NBRC: 1; KCTC: 1; DSM: 1.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2 Total number of child taxa: 2
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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