Genus Chitinivibrio

Name: Chitinivibrio Sorokin et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Chi.ti.ni.vi’bri.o N.L. neut. n. chitinum, chitin; N.L. masc. n. vibrio, that which vibrates; N.L. masc. n. Chitinivibrio, vibrio-shaped bacterium utilizing chitin as substrate

Type species: Chitinivibrio alkaliphilus Sorokin et al. 2014

Effective publication: Sorokin DY, Gumerov VM, Rakitin AL, Beletsky AV, Damste JS, Muyzer G, Mardanov AV, Ravin NV. Genome analysis of Chitinivibrio alkaliphilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel extremely haloalkaliphilic anaerobic chitinolytic bacterium from the candidate phylum Termite Group 3. Environ Microbiol 2014; 16:1549-1565.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 160. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3603-3606.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Chitinivibrionaceae Sorokin et al. 2014

Assigned by: Sorokin DY, Gumerov VM, Rakitin AL, Beletsky AV, Damste JS, Muyzer G, Mardanov AV, Ravin NV. Genome analysis of Chitinivibrio alkaliphilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel extremely haloalkaliphilic anaerobic chitinolytic bacterium from the candidate phylum Termite Group 3. Environ Microbiol 2014; 16:1549-1565.

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