According to Kaempfer et al. (2008), this species is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Pseudomonasmephitica Claydon and Hammer 1939 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Kampfer P, Falsen E, Busse HJ. Reclassification of Pseudomonas mephitica Claydon and Hammer 1939 as a later heterotypic synonym of Janthinobacterium lividum (Eisenberg 1891) De Ley et al. 1978. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:136-138.