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: Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992
Assigned by: Zhang RG, Tan X, Zhao XM, Deng J, Lv J. Moheibacter sediminis gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from sediment, and emended descriptions of Empedobacter brevis, Wautersiella falsenii and Weeksella virosa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1481-1487.