Etymology:Ewing.el’la.N.L. fem. dim. n.Ewingella, named to honor William H. Ewing an American bacteriologist who made many contributions to the nomenclature and classification of the families Enterobacteriaceae and Vibrionaceae
Grimont PA, Farmer JJ, Grimont F, Asbury MA, Brenner DJ, Deval C. Ewingella americana gen.nov., sp.nov., a new Enterobacteriaceae isolated from clinical specimens. Ann Microbiol (Paris) 1983; 134A:39-52.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 13. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1984; 34:91-92.
validly published under the ICNP
Boone et al. (2001) assigned this genus to the family Enterobacteriaceae Rahn 1937 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is 0.02037 (N = 3).
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: ATCC: 1; JCM: 1; DSM: 1; LMG: 1; CCUG: 1; NCTC: 1.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "EWGL" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
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
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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