Endo A, Okada S. Reclassification of the genus Leuconostoc and proposals of Fructobacillus fructosus gen. nov., comb. nov., Fructobacillus durionis comb. nov., Fructobacillus ficulneus comb. nov. and Fructobacillus pseudoficulneus comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2195-2205.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 58, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2675-2676.
Zheng et al. (2020) assigned this genus to the family Lactobacillaceae Winslow et al. 1917 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Zheng J, Wittouck S, Salvetti E, Franz CMAP, Harris HMB, Mattarelli P, O'Toole PW, Pot B, Vandamme P, Walter J, et al. A taxonomic note on the genus Lactobacillus: Description of 23 novel genera, emended description of the genus Lactobacillus Beijerinck 1901, and union of Lactobacillaceae and Leuconostocaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2782-2858.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Lactobacillus Beijerinck 1901 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Kodama R. Studies on the nutrition of lactic acid bacteria. Part I. Lactobacillus fructosus nov. sp., a new species of lactic acid bacteria. Journal of the Agricultural Chemical Society of Japan 1956; 30:705-708.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Leuconostoc van Tieghem 1878 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Antunes A, Rainey FA, Nobre MF, Schumann P, Ferreira AM, Ramos A, Santos H, da Costa MS. Leuconostoc ficulneum sp. nov., a novel lactic acid bacterium isolated from a ripe fig, and reclassification of Lactobacillus fructosus as Leuconostoc fructosum comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:647-655.
This taxon was discussed in a meeting of a Taxonomic Subcommittee of the ICSP.Publication:
Bonaparte C, Klein G. International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes. Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Bifidobacterium, Lactobacillus and related organisms. Minutes of the meetings, 31 August 2011, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2546-2548.
Recommended reviewers for taxonomic proposals in this group are the corresponding authors of Endo et al. (2011).
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5 Total number of child taxa: 5