Name: Epilithonimonas tenax O'Sullivan et al. 2006

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: te’nax L. adj. tenax, sticky, holding firm, referring to the organism's viscous colonies

Gender: feminine

Type strain: DSM 16811; EP105; NCIMB 14026

16S rRNA gene: AF493696 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: O'Sullivan LA, Rinna J, Humphreys G, Weightman AJ, Fry JC. Culturable phylogenetic diversity of the phylum 'Bacteroidetes' from river epilithon and coastal water and description of novel members of the family Flavobacteriaceae: Epilithonimonas tenax gen. nov., sp. nov. and Persicivirga xylanidelens gen. nov., sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:169-180.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 56, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:679-680.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Chryseobacterium tenax (O'Sullivan et al. 2006) Hahnke et al. 2017

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Epilithonimonas O'Sullivan et al. 2006

Assigned by: O'Sullivan LA, Rinna J, Humphreys G, Weightman AJ, Fry JC. Culturable phylogenetic diversity of the phylum 'Bacteroidetes' from river epilithon and coastal water and description of novel members of the family Flavobacteriaceae: Epilithonimonas tenax gen. nov., sp. nov. and Persicivirga xylanidelens gen. nov., sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:169-180.

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