Greenwood JR, Pickett MJ. Transfer of Haemophilus vaginalis Gardner and Dukes to a new genus, Gardnerella: G. vaginalis (Gardner and Dukes) comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1980; 30:170-178.
Vaneechoutte et al. 2019
Vaneechoutte M, Guschin A, Van Simaey L, Gansemans Y, Van Nieuwerburgh F, Cools P. Emended description of Gardnerella vaginalis and description of Gardnerella leopoldii sp. nov., Gardnerella piotii sp. nov. and Gardnerella swidsinskii sp. nov., with delineation of 13 genomic species within the genus Gardnerella. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:679-687.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 69, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:1529-1530. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by the proposal of 3 new species in the genus.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Haemophilus Winslow et al. 1917 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Gardner HL, Dukes CD. Haemophilus vaginalis vaginitis: a newly defined specific infection previously classified non-specific vaginitis. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1955; 69:962-976.
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