Name: Bergeyella Vandamme et al. 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ber.gey.el’la. 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

Gender: feminine (stem: Bergeyell-)

Type species: Bergeyella zoohelcum (Holmes et al. 1987) Vandamme et al. 1994

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

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.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 44, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:199-200.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: 3

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.

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