Name DOI
Sorokin et al. 2014
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
Sorokin et al. 2014
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated species)
Sorokin et al. 2014
Proper Form
Chitinivibrio Sorokin et al. 2014
Nomenclatural History
The genus Chitinivibrio was originally proposed by Sorokin et al. 2014. This name became validly published when it appeared on Validation List No. 160 in 2014.
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This information was last reviewed on November 11, 2014.


  1. 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.
  2. Sorokin DY, Gumerov VM, Rakitin AL, Beletsky AV, Damsté JSS, 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. [PubMed].