Species Flavobacterium capsulatum

Name: Flavobacterium capsulatum Leifson 1962 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. dim. n. capsula, a small box or chest; L. neut. adj. suff. -atum, suffix denoting provided with; N.L. neut. adj. capsulatum, with a chest, capsuled

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 14666; CCUG 17697; CCUG 31202; CIP 82.103; DSM 30196; GIFU 11526; HAMBI 103; IFO 12533; JCM 7452; JCM 7508; LMG 2830; NBRC 12533; VKM B-1564

16S rRNA gene: D84532 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Leifson E. The bacterial flora of distilled and stored water. III. New species of the genera Corynebacterium, Flavobacterium, Spirillum and Pseudomonas. International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy 1962; 12:161-170.

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: Novosphingobium capsulatum (Leifson 1962) Takeuchi et al. 2001

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Leifson E. The bacterial flora of distilled and stored water. III. New species of the genera Corynebacterium, Flavobacterium, Spirillum and Pseudomonas. International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy 1962; 12:161-170.

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