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: Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992
Assigned by: Bernardet JF, Segers P, Vancanneyt M, Berthe F, Kersters K, Vandamme P. Cutting a Gordian knot: emended classification and description of the genus Flavobacterium, emended description of the family Flavobacteriaceae, and proposal of Flavobacterium hydatis nom. nov. (basonym, Cytophaga aquatilis Strohl and Tait 1978). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1996; 46:128-148.