Name: Williamsia Kämpfer et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Williamsia, named to honour Stanley T. Williams, a British microbiologist, for his numerous contributions to the taxonomy and ecology of catinomycetes

Type species: Williamsia muralis Kämpfer et al. 1999

Valid publication: Kampfer P, Andersson MA, Rainey FA, Kroppenstedt RM, Salkinoja-Salonen M. Williamsia muralis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the indoor environment of a children's day care centre. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:681-687.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 11
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 11
Total number of child taxa: 12

Parent taxon: Gordoniaceae Rainey et al. 1997

Assigned by: Nouioui I, Carro L, García-López L, Meier-Kolthoff JP, et al. Genome-based taxonomic classication of the phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2007; 2018:9.

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