Type species: Weeksella virosa Holmes et al. 1987
Effective publication: Holmes B, Steigerwalt AG, Weaver RE, Brenner DJ. Weeksella virosa gen. nov., sp. nov. (formerly group IIF) found in human clinical specimens. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1986; 8:185-190.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3
Parent taxon: Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992
Assigned by: Bernardet JF, Segers P, Vancanneyt M, Berthe F, Kersters K, Vandamme P. Cutting a Gordian knot: emended classification and description of the genus Flavobacterium, emended description of the family Flavobacteriaceae, and proposal of Flavobacterium hydatis nom. nov. (basonym, Cytophaga aquatilis Strohl and Tait 1978). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1996; 46:128-148.