Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Tistrella, arbitrary name formed from the acronym of the Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research, TISTR, where the isolation of the type strain was performed
Type species: Tistrella mobilis Shi et al. 2003
Effective publication: Shi BH, Arunpairojana V, Palakawong S, Yokota A. Tistrella mobilis gen nov, sp nov, a novel polyhydroxyalkanoate-producing bacterium belonging to alpha-Proteobacteria. J Gen Appl Microbiol 2002; 48:335-343.
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: Geminicoccaceae Proença et al. 2018
Assigned by: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.