Etymology:ni.ast.en’sis.N.L. masc./fem. adj.niastensis, pertaining to NIAST, the National Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology (Suwon, Republic of Korea), where taxonomic studies were conducted
Weon HY, Yoo SH, Kim YJ, Son JA, Kim BY, Kwon SW, Koo BS. Chitinophaga niabensis sp. nov. and Chitinophaga niastensis sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:1267-1271.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 59, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2131-2132.
validly published under the ICNP
The terminology used by the authors is in line with many other taxonomic studies and does not negatively affect their main results; some improvements may nevertheless be possible. The term "phylogenetic definition" is not recommended. Whether taxa can have "members" is debatable. See the LPSN phylogeny page for details.Publication:
Göker M. What can genome analysis offer for bacteria? In: Bridge P, Smith D, Stackebrandt E (eds), Trends in the systematics of bacteria and fungi, CAB International, Wallingford, 2021, p. 255-281.
The distinct name Chitinophaga niabensis from the same publication has a similar spelling.Publication:
Angell RC, Freund GE, Willett P. Automatic spelling correction using a trigram similarity measure. Information Processing and Management 1983; 19:255-261.
The genome of the type strain was sequenced as part of the GEBA (Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea) project.Publication:
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.