Original publication: Jackson FL, Goodman YE. Transfer of the facultatively anaerobic organism Bacteroides corrodens Eiken to a new genus Eikenella. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1972; 22:73-77.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Eikenella corrodens (Eiken 1958) Jackson and Goodman 1972 (Approved Lists 1980)||validly published||correct name|
|Eikenella exigua Stormo et al. 2020||validly published||correct name|
|Eikenella halliae Bernard et al. 2020||validly published||correct name|
|Eikenella longinqua Bernard et al. 2020||validly published||correct name|
Parent taxon: Neisseriaceae Prévot 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)
Assigned by: Dewhirst FE, Paster BJ, Bright PL. Chromobacterium, Eikenella, Kingella, Neisseria, Simonsiella, and Vitreoscilla species comprise a major branch of the beta group Proteobacteria by 16S ribosomal ribonucleic acid sequence comparison: transfer of Eikenella and Simonsiella to the family Neisseriaceae (emend.). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:258-266.