Name: Bordetella Moreno-López 1952 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Bordetella, named after Jules Bordet, who with O. Gengou first isolated the organism causing pertussis

Type species: Bordetella pertussis (Bergey et al. 1923) Moreno-López 1952 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Moreno-López M. El genero Bordetella. Microbiologia Española 1952; 5:177-181.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 15
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 15
Total number of child taxa: 15

Parent taxon: Alcaligenaceae De Ley et al. 1986

Assigned by: De Ley J, Segers P, Kersters K, Mannheim W, Lievens A. Intra- and intergeneric similarities of the Bordetella ribosomal ribonucleic acid cistrons: proposal for a new family, Alcaligenaceae. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1986; 36:405-414.

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