Breed et al. (1957) assigned this genus to the family Caulobacteraceae Henrici and Johnson 1935 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Parker CD. Genus V. Thiobacillus Beijerinck 1904. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Smith NR (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, p. 83-88.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Caillionella"; "Callionella"; "Gaillionella"; "Gallianella"; "Gallionolla"; "Gallitonella"; "Galliunella"; "Galllonella"; "Jallionella"; "Qallionella"; "Uallionella".
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "GLNL" 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.
Conserved name (Judicial Opinion 9). Only conservation of a name, and against a homonym used in botany.Publication:
Anonymous. Judicial Opinion No. 14. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1954; 4:156-158.
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: 3