An SY, Xiao T, Yokota A. Leifsonia lichenia sp. nov., isolated from lichen in Japan. J Gen Appl Microbiol 2009; 55:339-343.
Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 131. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1-2.
validly published under the ICNP
In the paper by An et al. 2009, the etymology is erroneously given as follows: L. adj. lichenia lichen from which the organism was isolated.Publication:
Euzeby JP. List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:590-592.