Genus Crocinitomix

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Number of species cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Crocinitomix Bowman et al. 2003, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Crocinitomix catalasitica Bowman et al. 2003.
Etymology: L. adj. crocinus, of or pertaining to saffron; L. fem. n. tomix, a string or thread; N.L. fem. n. Crocinitomix, saffron-coloured thread.
Reference: BOWMAN (J.P.), MANCUSO NICHOLS (C.) and GIBSON (J.A.E.): Algoriphagus ratkowskyi gen. nov., sp. nov., Brumimicrobium glaciale gen. nov., sp. nov., Cryomorpha ignava gen. nov., sp. nov. and Crocinitomix catalasitica gen. nov., sp. nov., novel flavobacteria isolated from various polar habitats. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1343-1355.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Crocinitomix catalasitica Bowman et al. 2003, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 23190 = NCIMB 1418.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB078042.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. catalasum, catalase; L. suff. -ticus -a -um, suffix used in adjectives with the sense of relating to; N.L. fem. adj. catalasitica, relating to catalase, pertaining to the ability of this species to produce catalase.
Reference: BOWMAN (J.P.), MANCUSO NICHOLS (C.) and GIBSON (J.A.E.): Algoriphagus ratkowskyi gen. nov., sp. nov., Brumimicrobium glaciale gen. nov., sp. nov., Cryomorpha ignava gen. nov., sp. nov. and Crocinitomix catalasitica gen. nov., sp. nov., novel flavobacteria isolated from various polar habitats. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1343-1355.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Crocinitomix catalasitica Bowman et al. 2003 was previously known as "Microscilla aggregans var. catalatica", "Microscilla aggregans subsp. catalatica" or "Flexibacter aggregans var. catalaticus".

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