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
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Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 92. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:935-937.
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