Name: Flexibacter psychrophilus (ex Borg 1960) Bernardet and Grimont 1989

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: psy.chro’phi.lus Gr. masc. adj. psychros, cold; N.L. masc. adj. philus, friend, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. philos, on; N.L. masc. adj. psychrophilus, cold-loving

Gender: masculine

Type strains: DSM 3660; NCMB 1947

16S rRNA gene: AB078060 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Bernardet JF, Grimont PAD. Deoxyribonucleic acid relatedness and phenotypic characterization of Flexibacter columnaris sp. nov., nom. rev., Flexibacter psychrophilus sp. nov., nom. rev., and Flexibacter maritimus Wakabayashi, Hikida, and Masumura 1986. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:346-354.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Flavobacterium psychrophilum (Bernardet and Grimont 1989) Bernardet et al. 1996

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Flexibacter Soriano 1945 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Bernardet JF, Grimont PAD. Deoxyribonucleic acid relatedness and phenotypic characterization of Flexibacter columnaris sp. nov., nom. rev., Flexibacter psychrophilus sp. nov., nom. rev., and Flexibacter maritimus Wakabayashi, Hikida, and Masumura 1986. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:346-354.

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