Name: Cytophaga Winogradsky 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. neut. n. kytos, hollow, vessel, jar, and in biology a cell; Gr. inf. v. phageîn, to eat; N.L. fem. n. Cytophaga, devourer of cell, intended to mean devourer of cell wall, cellulose digester

Gender: feminine (stem: Cytophag-)

Type species: Cytophaga hutchinsonii Winogradsky 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Winogradsky S. Études sur la microbiologie du sol - sur la dégradation de la cellulose dans le sol. Annales de l'Institut Pasteur (Paris) 1929; 43:549-633.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 23
Total number of child taxa: 32

Parent taxon: Cytophagaceae Stanier 1940 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Stanier RY. Studies on the Cytophagas. J Bacteriol 1940; 40:619-635.

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Record number: 515462
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