Genus Yania

Name: Yania Li et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ya’ni.a N.L. fem. n. Yania, named after Sun-Chu Yan (1912-1994), a Chinese microbiologist who devoted his life to the study of actinomycete taxonomy and antibiotics

Gender: feminine

Type species: Yania halotolerans Li et al. 2004

Valid publication: Li WJ, Chen HH, Xu P, Zhang YQ, Schumann P, Tang SK, Xu LH, Jiang CL. Yania halotolerans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the suborder Micrococcineae from saline soil in China. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:525-531.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1007-1009.

Nomenclatural status: validly published, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Yaniella Li et al. 2008


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Yaniellaceae Li et al. 2008

Assigned by: Li WJ, Zhi XY, Euzeby JP. Proposal of Yaniellaceae fam. nov., Yaniella gen. nov. and Sinobaca gen. nov. as replacements for the illegitimate prokaryotic names Yaniaceae Li et al. 2005, Yania Li et al. 2004, emend Li et al. 2005, and Sinococcus Li et al. 2006, respectively. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:525-527.

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