Name: Chainia Thirumalachar 1955 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Chainia, named after Ernst Boris Mikaelovich Chain, a German/British microbiologist

Gender: feminine

Type species: Chainia antibiotica Thirumalachar 1955 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Thirumalachar MJ. Chainia, a new genus of the Actinomycetales. Nature (London) 1955; 176:934-935.

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: synonym

Correct name: Streptomyces Waksman and Henrici 1943 (Approved Lists 1980)

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 13
Total number of child taxa: 13

Parent taxon: Streptomycetaceae Waksman and Henrici 1943 (Approved Lists 1980)

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