MacDonell MT, Colwell RR. Phylogeny of the Vibrionaceae, and recommendation for two new genera, Listonella and Shewanella. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1985; 6:171-182.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 20. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1986; 36:354-356.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Vibrio Pacini 1854 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Bergman AM. Die rote Beulenkrankheit des Aals. Berichte der Bayerischen Biologischen Versuchs-Station 1909; 2:10-54.
Preliminary results of a study by R.R. Colwell indicate that the genus Listonella MacDonell and Colwell 1986 is not well-defined and requires redefinition.Publication:
Holmes B. ICSB, SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE TAXONOMY OF VIBRIONACEAE: Minutes of the meetings (Minute 8), 4 and 7 July 1994, Prague, Czech republic. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1998; 48:1467-1469.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3 Total number of child taxa: 5