Name: Edwardsiella Ewing and McWhorter 1965 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Edwardsiella, named after the American bacteriologist P.R. Edwards (1901-1966)

Type species: Edwardsiella tarda Ewing and McWhorter 1965 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Ewing WH, McWhorter AC, Escobar MR, Lubin AH. Edwardsiella, a new genus of Enterobacteriaceae based on a new species, E. tarda. International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy 1965; 15:33-38.

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: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Hafniaceae Adeolu et al. 2016

Assigned by: Adeolu M, Alnajar S, Naushad S, S Gupta R. Genome-based phylogeny and taxonomy of the 'Enterobacteriales': proposal for Enterobacterales ord. nov. divided into the families Enterobacteriaceae, Erwiniaceae fam. nov., Pectobacteriaceae fam. nov., Yersiniaceae fam. nov., Hafniaceae fam. nov., Morganellaceae fam. nov., and Budviciaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:5575-5599.

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