Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Allisonella, named after the American microbiologist Milton J. Allison, a prominent rumen microbiologist who isolated Oxalobacter formigenes, a ruminal bacterium that decarboxylates oxalate
Type species: Allisonella histaminiformans Garner et al. 2003
Effective publication: Garner MR, Flint JF, Russell JB. Allisonella histaminiformans gen. nov., sp. nov. A novel bacterium that produces histamine, utilizes histidine as its sole energy source, and could play a role in bovine and equine laminitis. Syst Appl Microbiol 2002; 25:498-506.
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|
|Allisonella histaminiformans Garner et al. 2003||validly published||correct name|
Parent taxon: Veillonellaceae Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)
Assigned by: Campbell C, Adeolu M, Gupta RS. Genome-based taxonomic framework for the class Negativicutes: division of the class Negativicutes into the orders Selenomonadales emend., Acidaminococcales ord. nov. and Veillonellales ord. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:3203-3215.