Genus Riemerella

Name: Riemerella Segers et al. 1993

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Rie.me.rel’la L. fem. dim. suff. -ella, diminutive ending; N.L. fem. dim. n. Riemerella, named in honour of Riemer, who first described R. anatipestifer infections in geese in 1904 and referred to the disease as septicaemia anserum exsudativa

Type species: Riemerella anatipestifer (Hendrickson and Hilbert 1932) Segers et al. 1993

Valid publication: Segers P, Mannheim W, Vancanneyt M, De Brandt K, Hinz KH, Kersters K, Vandamme P. Riemerella anatipestifer gen. nov., comb. nov., the causative agent of septicemia anserum exsudativa, and its phylogenetic affiliation within the Flavobacterium-Cytophaga rRNA homology group. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:768-776.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992

Assigned by: Bernardet JF, Segers P, Vancanneyt M, Berthe F, Kersters K, Vandamme P. Cutting a Gordian knot: emended classification and description of the genus Flavobacterium, emended description of the family Flavobacteriaceae, and proposal of Flavobacterium hydatis nom. nov. (basonym, Cytophaga aquatilis Strohl and Tait 1978). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1996; 46:128-148.

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