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.
validly published under the ICNP
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 corrig. 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.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Gardnerelia".
This taxon was discussed in a meeting of a Taxonomic Subcommittee of the ICSP.Publication:
Klein G. International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology. Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Bifidobacterium, Lactobacillus and related organisms. Minutes of the meetings, 22 and 23 September 1999, Veldhoven, The Netherlands. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2001; 51:259-261.
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: LMG: 4; CCUG: 4; NCTC: 2; JCM: 1; ATCC: 1; DSM: 1.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "GARL" 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: 4 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4 Total number of child taxa: 4