Genus Wautersiella

Name: Wautersiella Kämpfer et al. 2006

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

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.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

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.

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