Name: Flexibacter aurantiacus Lewin 1969 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: au.ran.ti.a’cus N.L. masc. adj. aurantiacus, orange-coloured

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 23107; DSM 6792; LMG 3987; NBRC 15970; VKM B-1426

16S rRNA gene: M62792 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Lewin RA. A classification of flexibacteria. J Gen Microbiol 1969; 58:189-206.

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: Flavobacterium johnsoniae subsp. aurantiacum (Lewin 1969) García-López et al. 2020

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Flexibacter Soriano 1945 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Lewin RA. A classification of flexibacteria. J Gen Microbiol 1969; 58:189-206.

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