Name: Flexibacter polymorphus Lewin 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. polymorphus, multiform, variable in form, of irregular shape; from Gr. adj. polumorphos -on

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 27820; DSM 9678; IFO 16703; LMG 13859; NBRC 16703

16S rRNA gene: M58786 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Lewin RA. Flexibacter polymorphus, a new marine species. Journal of General Microbiology 1974; 82:393-403.

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: Garritya polymorpha (Lewin 1974) Hahnke et al. 2017

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Flexibacter Soriano 1945 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Lewin RA. Flexibacter polymorphus, a new marine species. Journal of General Microbiology 1974; 82:393-403.

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