Name: Chitiniphilus Sato et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. chitinum, chitin; N.L. masc. adj. 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

Gender: masculine

Type species: Chitiniphilus shinanonensis Sato et al. 2009

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: 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.

IJSEM list: 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.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

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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