Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Bergeyella, named in honor of David H. Bergey, who created, together with his coworkers, the genus Flavobacterium in 1923, for his contributions to the taxononly of the genus Flavobacterium and related bacteria
Valid publication: Vandamme P, Bernardet JF, Segers P, Kersters K, Holmes B. New perspectives in the classification of the flavobacteria: description of Chryseobacterium gen. nov., Bergeyella gen. nov., and Empedobacter nom. rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1994; 44:827-831.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Bergeyella porcorum Zamora et al. 2016||validly published||correct name|
|Bergeyella zoohelcum (Holmes et al. 1987) Vandamme et al. 1994||validly published||correct name|
Parent taxon: Weeksellaceae García-López et al. 2020
Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.