Holmes B, Steigerwalt AG, Weaver RE, Brenner DJ. Weeksella virosa gen. nov., sp. nov. (formerly group IIF) found in human clinical specimens. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1986; 8:185-190.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 23. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1987; 37:179-180.
Nomenclatural type of the family Weeksellaceae García-López et al. 2020.Publication:
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.
Bernardet et al. (1996) assigned this genus to the family Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992.Publication:
Bernardet JF, Segers P, Vancanneyt M, Berthe F, Kersters K, Vandamme P. Cutting a Gordian knot: emended classification and description of the genus Flavobacterium, emended description of the family Flavobacteriaceae, and proposal of Flavobacterium hydatis nom. nov. (basonym, Cytophaga aquatilis Strohl and Tait 1978). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1996; 46:128-148.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3 Total number of child taxa: 3