Name: Weissella Collins et al. 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Weiss.el’la. N.L. fem. dim. n. Weissella, named after Norbert Weiss, a German microbiologist known for his many research contributions to the taxonomy of the lactic acid bacteria

Gender: feminine (stem: Weissell-)

Type species: Weissella viridescens (Niven and Evans 1957) Collins et al. 1994

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Collins MD, Samelis J, Metaxopoulos J, Wallbanks S. Taxonomic studies on some leuconostoc-like organisms from fermented sausages: description of a new genus Weissella for the Leuconostoc paramesenteroides group of species. J Appl Bacteriol 1993; 75:595-603.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 49. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:370-371.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 21
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 28
Total number of child taxa: 30

Parent taxon: Lactobacillaceae Winslow et al. 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Zheng J, Wittouck S, Salvetti E, Franz CMAP, Harris HMB, Mattarelli P, O'Toole PW, Pot B, Vandamme P, Walter J, et al. A taxonomic note on the genus Lactobacillus: Description of 23 novel genera, emended description of the genus Lactobacillus Beijerinck 1901, and union of Lactobacillaceae and Leuconostocaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2782-2858.

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