Genus Hongia

Name: Hongia Lee et al. 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Hong’i.a N.L. fem. n. Hongia, named after Soon-Woo Hong (1927-1988), a Korean microbiologist who devoted his life to the study of soil micro-organisms

Type species: Hongia koreensis Lee et al. 2000

Valid publication: Lee SD, Kang SO, Hah YC. Hongia gen. nov., a new genus of the order Actinomycetales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:191-199.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:425-426.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Kribbella Park et al. 1999


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Kribbellaceae Nouioui et al. 2018

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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