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Genus Chitinibacter

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 3
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Chitinibacter Chern et al. 2004, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Chitinibacter tainanensis Chern et al. 2004.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. chitinum, chitin; N.L. masc. n. bacter from Gr. n. bakteron, rod; N.L. masc. n. Chitinibacter, rod that degrades chitin.
Valid publication: CHERN (L.L.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), LEE (S.F.), LEE (F.L.), CHEN (J.K.) and FU (H.M.): Chitinibacter tainanensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a chitin-degrading aerobe from soil in Taiwan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1387-1391.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Chitinibacter alvei Yang et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TNR-14 = BCRC 17968 = DSM 22217 = LMG 25206.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ593907.
Etymology: L. gen. n. alvei, of/from the bed of a river, referring to the location from where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: YANG (C.S.), SHEU (S.Y.), YOUNG (C.C.), ARUN (A.B.), CHENG (C.Y.) and CHEN (W.M.): Chitinibacter alvei sp. nov., isolated from stream water. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1760-1764.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Chitinibacter fontanus Sheu et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) STM-7=BCRC 80923=LMG 29289=KCTC 42982.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: LN890296.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Etymology: L. masc. adj. fontanus, of or from a spring or fountain.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Valid publication: SHEU, S. Y., LI, Y. S., YOUNG, C. C. and CHEN, W. M. 2016. Chitinibacter fontanus sp. nov., isolated from a spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 4262-4268.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Chitinibacter tainanensis Chern et al. 2004, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) S1 = BCRC 17254 = DSM 15459.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY264287.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. tainanensis, pertaining to Tainan, a town in Southern Taiwan, the origine of the soil sample from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: CHERN (L.L.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), LEE (S.F.), LEE (F.L.), CHEN (J.K.) and FU (H.M.): Chitinibacter tainanensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a chitin-degrading aerobe from soil in Taiwan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1387-1391.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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