Name: Epilithonimonas hominis (Vaneechoutte et al. 2007) Nicholson et al. 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Chryseobacterium hominis Vaneechoutte et al. 2007

Etymology: ho’mi.nis L. gen. masc. n. hominis, of a man, of a human being, named as such because most of the known isolates at the time of description were of human origin

Gender: feminine

Type strain: CCUG 52711; CIP 109415; NF802

16S rRNA gene: AM261868 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Nicholson AC, Gulvik CA, Whitney AM, Humrighouse BW, Bell ME, Holmes B, Steigerwalt AG, Villarma A, Sheth M, Batra D, et al. Division of the genus Chryseobacterium: Observation of discontinuities in amino acid identity values, a possible consequence of major extinction events, guides transfer of nine species to the genus Epilithonimonas, eleven species to the genus Kaistella, and three species to the genus Halpernia gen. nov., with description of Kaistella daneshvariae sp. nov. and Epilithonimonas vandammei sp. nov. derived from clinical specimens. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4432-4450.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 70, part 8 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5602-5608.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Chryseobacterium hominis Vaneechoutte et al. 2007

Parent taxon: Epilithonimonas O'Sullivan et al. 2006

Assigned by: Nicholson AC, Gulvik CA, Whitney AM, Humrighouse BW, Bell ME, Holmes B, Steigerwalt AG, Villarma A, Sheth M, Batra D, et al. Division of the genus Chryseobacterium: Observation of discontinuities in amino acid identity values, a possible consequence of major extinction events, guides transfer of nine species to the genus Epilithonimonas, eleven species to the genus Kaistella, and three species to the genus Halpernia gen. nov., with description of Kaistella daneshvariae sp. nov. and Epilithonimonas vandammei sp. nov. derived from clinical specimens. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4432-4450.

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