heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Yi et al. (2005) assigned this genus to the family Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992.Publication:
Yi H, Yoon HI, Chun J. Sejongia antarctica gen. nov., sp. nov. and Sejongia jeonii sp. nov., isolated from the Antarctic. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:409-416.
For the type species of this genus another name is in use, which is affiliated with the genus Chryseobacterium Vandamme et al. 1994.Publication:
Kampfer P, Lodders N, Vaneechoutte M, Wauters G. Transfer of Sejongia antarctica, Sejongia jeonii and Sejongia marina to the genus Chryseobacterium as Chryseobacterium antarcticum comb. nov., Chryseobacterium jeonii comb. nov. and Chryseobacterium marinum comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2238-2240.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Sijongia".
This taxon was discussed in a meeting of a Taxonomic Subcommittee of the ICSP.Publication:
Bernardet JF, Bowman JP. International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Flavobacterium and Cytophaga-like bacteria: Minutes of the meetings, 7 September 2011, Sapporo, Japan. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2752-2754.
Sejongia is the correct name if this genus is regarded as a separate genus (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another genus whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority).
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: DSM: 2; JCM: 2; KCTC: 2; NBRC: 1; KCCM: 1.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3 Total number of child taxa: 3