homotypic synonym, not validly published, basonym of name in Approved Lists
Bernardet et al. 1996
Bernardet JF, Segers P, Vancanneyt M, Berthe F, Kersters K, Vandamme P. Cutting a Gordian knot: emended classification and description of the genus Flavobacterium, emended description of the family Flavobacteriaceae, and proposal of Flavobacterium hydatis nom. nov. (basonym, Cytophaga aquatilis Strohl and Tait 1978). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1996; 46:128-148.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 46, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:627.
Lee et al. 2012
Lee S, Weon HY, Han K, Ahn TY. Flavobacterium dankookense sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater reservoir, and emended descriptions of Flavobacterium cheonanense, F. chungnamense, F. koreense and F. aquatile. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2378-2382.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 62, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:6-7.
Sheu et al. 2013
Sheu SY, Lin YS, Chen WM. Flavobacterium squillarum sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater shrimp culture pond, and emended descriptions of Flavobacterium haoranii, Flavobacterium cauense, Flavobacterium terrae and Flavobacterium aquatile. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2239-2247.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:3135-3137.
Hahnke et al. 2016
Hahnke RL, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Garcia-Lopez M, Mukherjee S, Huntemann M, Ivanova NN, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Klenk HP, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2016; 7:2003.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 26. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2081-2086.
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.
Holmes and Owen proposed rejection of Flavobacterium aquatile as a nomen dubium and proposed substitution of Flavobacterium breve, which does not appear in the Approved lists, as the type species. The Judicial Commission voted to deny the action proposed.Publication:
Holmes B, Owen RJ. Proposal that Flavobacterium breve be substituted as the type species of the genus in place of Flavobacterium aquatile and emended description of the genus Flavobacterium: status of the named species of Flavobacterium. Request for an Opinion. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1979; 29:416-426.