heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Hördt et al. 2020
Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 32. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4061-4090. Notes:
As of 2020-04-15 this emendation was not yet included in an IJSEM List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion.
According to Gossele et al. (1983), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of Acetobacterpasteurianus (Hansen 1879) Beijerinck and Folpmers 1916 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Gossele F, Swings J, Kersters K, Pauwels P, De Ley J. Numerical Analysis of Phenotypic Features and Protein Gel Electrophoregrams of a Wide Variety of Acetobacter strains. Proposal for the Improvement of the Taxonomy of the Genus Acetobacter Beijerinck 1898, 215. Syst Appl Microbiol 1983; 4:338-368.
Acetobacterperoxydans is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species within a separate genus Acetobacter.