Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Wautersiella, named after Georges Wauters, a Belgian microbiologist, who first recognized this group of organisms as a separate entity and to honour him for his lifelong contribution to bacterial taxonomy
Type species: Wautersiella falsenii Kämpfer et al. 2006
Valid publication: Kampfer P, Avesani V, Janssens M, Charlier J, De Baere T, Vaneechoutte M. Description of Wautersiella falsenii gen. nov., sp. nov., to accommodate clinical isolates phenotypically resembling members of the genera Chryseobacterium and Empedobacter. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:2323-2329.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Wautersiella falsenii Kämpfer et al. 2006||validly published||correct name|
Parent taxon: Weeksellaceae García-López et al. 2020
Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.