Name: Veillonella Prévot 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Veillonella, named after Adrien Veillon, the French microbiologist who isolated the type species

Gender: feminine

Type species: Veillonella parvula (Veillon and Zuber 1898) Prévot 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Prévot AR. Etude de systématique bactérienne. I. Lois générales. II. Cocci anaérobies. Annales des Sciences Naturelles Zoologie et Biologie Animale 1933; 15:23-260.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 14
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 15
Total number of child taxa: 16

Parent taxon: Veillonellaceae Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Rogosa M. Transfer of Veillonella Prévot and Acidaminococcus Rogosa from Neisseriaceae to Veillonellaceae fam. nov., and the Inclusion of Megasphaera Rogosa in Veillonellaceae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1971; 21:231-233.

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