Name: Gardnerella Greenwood and Pickett 1980

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Gardnerella, named after H.L. Gardner

Type species: Gardnerella vaginalis (Gardner and Dukes 1955) Greenwood and Pickett 1980

Valid publication: 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.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Bifidobacteriaceae Stackebrandt et al. 1997

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL. Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1997; 47:479-491.

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