Name: Cytophaga xylanolytica Haack and Breznak 1993

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: xy.lan.o.ly’ti.ca Chem. neut. n. xylan, xylan, a xylose-containing heteropolysaccharide in plant cell walls; Gr. v. lyein, to loosen, dissolve; N.L. fem. adj. lytica, dissolving; N.L. fem. adj. xylanolytica, xylan-dissolving

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 51429; DSM 6779; XM3

16S rRNA gene: FR733683 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Haack SK, Breznak JA. Cytophaga xylanolytica sp. nov., a xylan-degrading, anaerobic gliding bacterium. Arch. Microbiol. 1993; 159:6-15.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 46. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:624-625.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Breznakibacter xylanolyticus (Haack and Breznak 1993) García-López et al. 2020

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Cytophaga Winogradsky 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Haack SK, Breznak JA. Cytophaga xylanolytica sp. nov., a xylan-degrading, anaerobic gliding bacterium. Arch. Microbiol. 1993; 159:6-15.

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Record number: 775408