Name:Elizabethkingiaendophytica Kämpfer et al. 2015
Proposed as: sp. nov.
en.do.phy’ti.ca. Gr. pref.endo-, within; Gr. neut. n.phyton, plant; L. fem. adj. suff.-ica, adjectival suffix used with the sense of belonging to; N.L. fem. adj.endophytica, within plant, endophytic, pertaining to the original isolation from plant tissue
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP, distinct rank
According to Doijad et al. (2016), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of Elizabethkingiaanophelis Kämpfer et al. 2011.Publication:
Doijad S, Ghosh H, Glaeser S, Kampfer P, Chakraborty T. Taxonomic reassessment of the genus Elizabethkingia using whole-genome sequencing: Elizabethkingia endophytica Kampfer et al. 2015 is a later subjective synonym of Elizabethkingia anophelis Kampfer et al. 2011. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4555-4559.
Elizabethkingiaendophytica is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Elizabethkingia.
The phylogenetic position of this species was determined in a genome-scale analysis by García-López et al. (2019).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.