Name: Chitinimonas Chang et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. chitinum, chitin; L. fem. n. monas, unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Chitinimonas, a chitin-utilizing monad

Type species: Chitinimonas taiwanensis Chang et al. 2004

Effective publication: Chang SC, Wang JT, Vandamme P, Hwang JH, Chang PS, Chen WM. Chitinimonas taiwanensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel chitinolytic bacterium isolated from a freshwater pond for shrimp culture. Syst Appl Microbiol 2004; 27:43-49.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 98. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1005-1006.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Burkholderiaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Li Y, Zhu H, Lai Q, Lei X, Chen Z, Zhang H, Tian Y, Zheng W, Zheng T. Chitinimonas prasina sp. nov., isolated from lake water. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3005-3009.

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