Genus Chitinophaga

Name: Chitinophaga Sangkhobol and Skerman 1981

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. chitinum, chitin; Gr. inf. v. phageîn, to eat; N.L. fem. n. Chitinophaga, chitin eater, chitin destroyer

Gender: feminine (stem: Chitinophag-)

Type species: Chitinophaga pinensis Sangkhobol and Skerman 1981

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Sangkhobol V, Skerman VBD. Chitinophaga, a new genus of chitinolytic myxobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1981; 31:285-293.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 48
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 49
Total number of child taxa: 57

Parent taxon: Chitinophagaceae Kämpfer et al. 2011

Assigned by: Kampfer P, Lodders N, Falsen E. Hydrotalea flava gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the phylum Bacteroidetes and allocation of the genera Chitinophaga, Sediminibacterium, Lacibacter, Flavihumibacter, Flavisolibacter, Niabella, Niastella, Segetibacter, Parasegetibacter, Terrimonas, Ferruginibacter, Filimonas and Hydrotalea to the family Chitinophagaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:518-523.

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Record number: 515359
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