Etymology:L. fem. dim. suff.-ella, diminutive ending; N.L. fem. dim. n.Buchananella, named after Robert E. Buchanan, an American microbiologist who made significant contributions to prokaryotic systematics
Nouioui I, Carro L, Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Goodfellow M, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of the Phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:2007.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 184. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3379-3393.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Actinomyces Harz 1877 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Buchanan AM, Scott JL, Gerencser MA, Beaman BL, Jang S, Biberstein EL. Actinomyces hordeovulneris sp. nov., an agent of canine actinomycosis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:439-443.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1