• species
  • Based on the low level of DNA-DNA relatedness of strain JN246 T (ranging from 22.6 % to 42.4 %) to the type strains of other species of the genus Chitinophaga and unique phenotypic characteristics, strain JN246 T represents a novel species of the genus Chitinophaga , for which the name Chitinophaga qingshengii sp. (microbiologyresearch.org)