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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Beta Proteobacteria
Order: Burkholderiales
Family: Burkholderiaceae
Genus: Chitinimonas
Chang et al. 2004[1]
Type species
Chitinimonas taiwanensis[1]

Chitinimonas koreensis
Chitinimonas prasina
Chitinimonas taiwanensis
Chitinimonas viridis

Chitinimonas is a genus of Gram-negative, chitinolytic, rod-shaped bacteria which have flagella from the family of Burkholderiaceae which belongs to the class Betaproteobacteria.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b LSPN
  2. ^ Kim, B.-Y. (1 August 2006). "Chitinimonas koreensis sp. nov., isolated from greenhouse soil in Korea". INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY 56 (8): 1761–1764. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.64163-0. 
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