Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Leminorella, named to honor Leon Le Minor, a French microbiologist, for his many contributions to enteric bacteriology including the nomenclature, classification, and serotyping of Salmonella, lysogeny; metabolic, plasmids, new and rapid biochemical tests. The name also honors Simone Le Minor, who also made many contributions to enteric bacteriology as head of the National Salmonella Centre of France and for her research on Serratia serotyping
Type species: Leminorella grimontii Hickman-Brenner et al. 1985
Effective publication: Hickman-Brenner FW, Vohra MP, Huntley-Carter GP, Fanning GR, Lowery VA, Brenner DJ, Farmer JJ. Leminorella, a new genus of Enterobacteriaceae: identification of Leminorella grimontii sp. nov. and Leminorella richardii sp. nov. found in clinical specimens. J Clin Microbiol 1985; 21:234-239.
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
Parent taxon: Budviciaceae Adeolu et al. 2016
Assigned by: Adeolu M, Alnajar S, Naushad S, S Gupta R. Genome-based phylogeny and taxonomy of the 'Enterobacteriales': proposal for Enterobacterales ord. nov. divided into the families Enterobacteriaceae, Erwiniaceae fam. nov., Pectobacteriaceae fam. nov., Yersiniaceae fam. nov., Hafniaceae fam. nov., Morganellaceae fam. nov., and Budviciaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:5575-5599.