sa.la.ni.tro’nis N.L. gen. masc. n.salanitronis, of Salanitro, named after Joseph P. Salanitro, an American microbiologist, who has contributed much to our knowledge of intestinal bacteriology in chicken and anaerobic bacteriology in general
Bacteroidessalanitronis is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species within a separate genus Bacteroides.
The genome of the type strain was sequenced as part of the GEBA (Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea) project.Publication:
Gronow S, Held B, Lucas S, Lapidus A, Del Rio TG, Nolan M, Tice H, Deshpande S, Cheng JF, Pitluck S, et al. Complete genome sequence of Bacteroides salanitronis type strain (BL78). Stand Genomic Sci 2011; 4:191-199.