Etymology:N.L. fem. dim. n.Barnesiella, named after the British microbiologist Ella M. Barnes, who has contributed much to our knowledge of intestinal bacteriology and anaerobic bacteriology in general
Sakamoto M, Lan PT, Benno Y. Barnesiella viscericola gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Porphyromonadaceae isolated from chicken caecum. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:342-346.
Morotomi et al. 2008
Morotomi M, Nagai F, Sakon H, Tanaka R. Dialister succinatiphilus sp. nov. and Barnesiella intestinihominis sp. nov., isolated from human faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2716-2720. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by the proposal of 1 new species in the genus.
Nomenclatural type of the family "Barnesiellaceae" Ormerod et al. 2016.Publication:
Ormerod KL, Wood DL, Lachner N, Gellatly SL, Daly JN, Parsons JD, Dal'Molin CG, Palfreyman RW, Nielsen LK, Cooper MA, et al. Genomic characterization of the uncultured Bacteroidales family S24-7 inhabiting the guts of homeothermic animals. Microbiome 2016; 4:36.
Krieg et al. (2010) assigned this genus to the family Porphyromonadaceae Krieg 2012.Publication:
Krieg NR. Family IV. Porphyromonadaceae fam. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4, Springer, New York, 2010, p. 61.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2 Total number of child taxa: 2