Etymology:Yo.ken.el’la.N.L. fem. dim. n.Yokenella, named after the Japanese abbreviation “Yoken” that stands for the National Institute of Health, Tokyo, Japan where the new group of organisms was recognized and studied
heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Koserella Hickman-Brenner et al. 1985.Publication:
Hickman-Brenner FW, Huntley-Carter GP, Fanning GR, Brenner DJ, Farmer JJ. Koserella trabulsii, a new genus and species of Enterobacteriaceae formerly known as Enteric Group 45. J Clin Microbiol 1985; 21:39-42.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Yokanella".
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: NCTC: 1; BCRC: 1; ATCC: 1; NBRC: 1; CCRC: 1; JCM: 1.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "YOKL" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
Priority: IJSB 41:171.Publication:
Kosako Y, Sakazaki R. Priority of Yokenella regensburgei Kosako, Sakazaki, and Yoshizaki 1985 over Koserella trabulsii Hickman-Brenner, Huntley-Carter, Brenner, and Farmer 1985. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1991; 41:171.
Wayne LG. JUDICIAL COMMISSION: Minutes of the Meeting, 14 September 1990, Osaka, Japan. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1991; 41:185-187.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1