heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
According to Frederiksen (1990), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of Citrobacterkoseri Frederiksen 1970 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Frederiksen W. Correct names of the species Citrobacter koseri, Levinea malonatica, and Citrobacter diversus. Request for an opinion. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1990; 40:107-108.
Davis and Ewing (1964) have found representatives of this genus to be capable of hydrolyzing triacetin.Publication:
Davis BR, Ewing WH. LIPOLYTIC, PECTOLYTIC, AND ALGINOLYTIC ACTIVITIES OF ENTEROBACTERIACEAE. J Bacteriol 1964; 88:16-19.