Sakamoto M, Suzuki M, Umeda M, Ishikawa I, Benno Y. Reclassification of Bacteroides forsythus (Tanner et al. 1986) as Tannerella forsythensis corrig., gen. nov., comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:841-849.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1077-1079.
Nomenclatural type of the family "Tannerellaceae" 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.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Bacteroides Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Tanner ACR, Listgarten MA, Ebersole JL, Strzempko MN. Bacteroides forsythus sp. nov., a slow-growing, fusiform Bacteroides sp. from the human oral cavity. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1986; 36:213-221.
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: 2