Genus Chitinispirillum

Name: Chitinispirillum Sorokin et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Chi.ti.ni.spi.ril’lum N.L. neut. n. chitinum, chitin; Gr. fem. n. spira, spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. Spirillum, a small spiral; N.L. neut. dim. n. Chitinispirillum, a spirillum utilizing chitin as substrate

Type species: Chitinispirillum alkaliphilum Sorokin et al. 2016

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Sorokin DY, Rakitin AL, Gumerov VM, Beletsky AV, Sinninghe Damste JS, Mardanov AV, Ravin NV. Phenotypic and Genomic Properties of Chitinispirillum alkaliphilum gen. nov., sp. nov., A Haloalkaliphilic Anaerobic Chitinolytic Bacterium Representing a Novel Class in the Phylum Fibrobacteres. Front Microbiol 2016; 7:407.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 170. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:2463-2466.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Chitinispirillaceae Sorokin et al. 2016

Assigned by: Sorokin DY, Rakitin AL, Gumerov VM, Beletsky AV, Sinninghe Damste JS, Mardanov AV, Ravin NV. Phenotypic and Genomic Properties of Chitinispirillum alkaliphilum gen. nov., sp. nov., A Haloalkaliphilic Anaerobic Chitinolytic Bacterium Representing a Novel Class in the Phylum Fibrobacteres. Front Microbiol 2016; 7:407.

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