Genus Chryseobacterium

Name: Chryseobacterium Vandamme et al. 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. chruseos, golden; L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Chryseobacterium, a yellow rod

Type species: Chryseobacterium gleum (Holmes et al. 1984) Vandamme et al. 1994

Valid publication: Vandamme P, Bernardet JF, Segers P, Kersters K, Holmes B. New perspectives in the classification of the flavobacteria: description of Chryseobacterium gen. nov., Bergeyella gen. nov., and Empedobacter nom. rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1994; 44:827-831.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 117
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 120
Total number of child taxa: 132

Parent taxon: Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992

Assigned by: Bernardet JF, Nakagawa Y, Holmes B. Proposed minimal standards for describing new taxa of the family Flavobacteriaceae and emended description of the family. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1049-1070.

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