Etymology:L. fem. dim. suff.-ella, diminutive ending; N.L. fem. dim. n.Lancefieldella, named after Rebecca Lancefield, an American microbiologist known for her significant contributions to Streptococcus biology
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Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 184. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3379-3393.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Atopobium Collins and Wallbanks 1993.Publication:
Collins MD, Wallbanks S. Comparative sequence analyses of the 16S rRNA genes of Lactobacillus minutus, Lactobacillus rimae and Streptococcus parvulus: proposal for the creation of a new genus Atopobium. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 1992; 95:235-240.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Cato EP. Transfer of Peptostreptococcus parvulus (Weinberg, Nativelle, and Prévot 1937) Smith 1957 to the genus Streptococcus: Streptococcus parvulus (Weinberg, Nativelle, and Prévot 1937) comb. nov., nom. rev., emend. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:82-84.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Peptostreptococcus Kluyver and van Niel 1936 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Smith LDS. Genus V. Peptostreptococcus Kluyver and van Niel, 1936,. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Smith NR (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, p. 533-541.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2 Total number of child taxa: 2