Name: Chitinivorax Chen et al. 2012
Proposed as: gen. nov.
Chi.ti.ni.vo’rax. N.L. neut. n. chitinum, chitin; L. adj. vorax, devouring, ravenous, voracious; N.L. masc. n. Chitinivorax, chitin-devouring
masculine (stem: Chitinivorac-)
Chitinivorax tropicus Chen et al. 2012
Conduct genome-based taxonomy of genus at TYGS
16S rRNA gene:
Chen WM, Yang SH, Huang WC, Cheng CY, Sheu SY. Chitinivorax tropicus gen. nov., sp. nov., a chitinolytic bacterium isolated from a freshwater lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1086-1091.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 62, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1723-1724.
validly published under the ICNP
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: DSM: 1; LMG: 1; BCRC: 1.
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
[Betaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]
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