heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
For the type species of this genus another name is in use, which is affiliated with the genus Legionella Brenner et al. 1979 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Hébert GA, Steigerwalt AG, Brenner DJ. Legionella micdadei species nova: classification of a third species of Legionella associated with human pneumonia. Curr. Microbiol. 1980; 3:255-257.
Tatlockia is the correct name if this genus is regarded as a separate genus (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another genus whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority).
The name Tatlockia Garrity et al. 1980 is a correct name (Principle 6). However, the names Tatlockia Garrity et al. 1980, Tatlockia micdadei Garrity et al. 1980 (the type species of the genus), and Tatlockia maceachernii (Brenner et al. 1985) Fox et al. 1991 have never found widespread usage.Publication:
Fox KF, Brown A, Fox A, Schnitzer G. Tatlockia, a genetically and chemically distinct group of bacteria. Proposal to transfer Legionella maceachernii (Brenner et al.) to the genus Tatlockia, as Tatlockia maceachernii comb. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1991; 14:52-56.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2 Total number of child taxa: 2