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Genus Gardnerella

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Gardnerella Greenwood and Pickett 1980, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Gardnerella vaginalis (Gardner and Dukes 1955) Greenwood and Pickett 1980.
Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Gardnerella, named after H.L. Gardner.
Valid publication: GREENWOOD (J.R.) and PICKETT (M.J.): Transfer of Haemophilus vaginalis Gardner and Dukes to a new genus, Gardnerella: G. vaginalis (Gardner and Dukes) comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 170-178.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Gardnerella vaginalis (Gardner and Dukes 1955) Greenwood and Pickett 1980, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 594 of Gardner and Dukes = ATCC 14018= CCUG 3717 = CIP 70.74 = DSM 4944 = JCM 11026 = LMG 7832 = NCTC 10287 = NCTC 10915.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M58744.
Basonym: ¤ Haemophilus vaginalis Gardner and Dukes 1955 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonyms: "Haemophilus hemolyticus vaginalis" Lutz et al. 1956, "Corynebacterium vaginale" Zinnemann and Turner 1963, not "Haemophilus vaginalis" Amies and Jones 1957.
Etymology: L. n. vagina, sheath, vagina; L. fem. suff. -alis, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. vaginalis, pertaining to vagina, of the vagina.
Valid publication: GREENWOOD (J.R.) and PICKETT (M.J.): Transfer of Haemophilus vaginalis Gardner and Dukes to a new genus, Gardnerella: G. vaginalis (Gardner and Dukes) comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 170-178.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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