Name: Wolinella Tanner et al. 1981

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Wolinella, named after M.J. Wolin, American bacteriologist who first isolated the type species

Gender: feminine

Type species: Wolinella succinogenes (Wolin et al. 1961) Tanner et al. 1981

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Tanner ACR, Badger S, Lai CH, Listgarten MA, Visconti RA, Socransky SS. Wolinella gen. nov., Wolinella succinogenes (Vibrio succinogenes Wolin et al.) comb. nov., and description of Bacteroides gracilis sp. nov., Wolinella recta sp. nov., Campylobacter concisus sp. nov., and Eikenella corrodens from humans with periodontal disease. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1981; 31:432-445.

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: 3
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Helicobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family II. Helicobacteraceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1168.

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