Name: Epilithonimonas O'Sullivan et al. 2006

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. n. epilithon -onis, epilithon; N.L. n. epilithonum -i, epilithon (alternative); L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Epilithonimonas, a monad isolated from epilithon

Gender: feminine

Type species: Epilithonimonas tenax O'Sullivan et al. 2006

Valid publication: O'Sullivan LA, Rinna J, Humphreys G, Weightman AJ, Fry JC. Culturable phylogenetic diversity of the phylum 'Bacteroidetes' from river epilithon and coastal water and description of novel members of the family Flavobacteriaceae: Epilithonimonas tenax gen. nov., sp. nov. and Persicivirga xylanidelens gen. nov., sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:169-180.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 56, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:679-680.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Chryseobacterium Vandamme et al. 1994

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Weeksellaceae García-López et al. 2020

Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.

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