Name: Flexibacter sancti Lewin 1969 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. gen. masc. n. sancti, of a saint, named perhaps in honor of Dr. Santos Soriano, from whose laboratory the type strain was supplied (?)

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 23092; DSM 784; HAMBI 1988; IFO 15057; LMG 8377; NBRC 15057; VKM B-1428

16S rRNA gene: AB680762 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: Chitinophaga sancti (Lewin 1969) Kämpfer et al. 2006

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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