Species Flavobacterium balustinum

Name: Flavobacterium balustinum Harrison 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. n. balux, gold sand or gold dust; balustinum, probably in reference to the bright yellow color

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 33487; CIP 103103; DSM 16775; IFO 15053; JCM 21074; LMG 8329; NBRC 15053; NCTC 11212

16S rRNA gene: D14016 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Harrison FC. The discoloration of halibut. Canadian Journal of Research 1929; 1:214-239.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Chryseobacterium balustinum (Harrison 1929) Vandamme et al. 1994

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Flavobacterium Bergey et al. 1923 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Harrison FC. The discoloration of halibut. Canadian Journal of Research 1929; 1:214-239.

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