Name: Yokenella Kosako et al. 1985

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: 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

Type species: Yokenella regensburgei Kosako et al. 1985

Effective publication: Kosako Y, Sakazaki R, Yoshizaki E. Yokenella regensburgei gen. nov., sp. nov.: a new genus and species in the family Enterobacteriaceae. Jpn J Med Sci Biol 1984; 37:117-124.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 17. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1985; 35:223-225.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Enterobacteriaceae (ex Rahn 1937) Ewing et al. 1980

Assigned by: Kosako Y, Sakazaki R, Yoshizaki E. Yokenella regensburgei gen. nov., sp. nov.: a new genus and species in the family Enterobacteriaceae. Jpn J Med Sci Biol 1984; 37:117-124.

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