Lewin RA. Flexithrix dorotheae gen. et sp. nov. (Flexibacterales); and suggestions for reclassifying sheathed bacteria. Can J Microbiol 1970; 16:511-515.
Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.
validly published under the ICNP
Hosoya and Yokota 2007
Hosoya S, Yokota A. Reclassification of Flexibacter aggregans (Lewin 1969) Leadbetter 1974 as a later heterotypic synonym of Flexithrix dorotheae Lewin 1970. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1086-1088.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1675-1676.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Flexitlzrix".
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is -0.06622 (N = 11).
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: NBRC: 1; DSM: 1; IFO: 1; ATCC: 1; LMG: 1.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "FXTX" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
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
Yoon J, Adachi K, Park S, Kasai H, Yokota A. Aureibacter tunicatorum gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium isolated from a coral reef sea squirt, and description of Flammeovirgaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:2342-2347.
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