Name:Chromobacteriumpseudoviolaceum Kämpfer et al. 2009
Proposed as: sp. nov.
pseu.do.vi.o.la’ce.um. Gr. neut. adj.pseudes, false; L. neut. adj.violaceum, violet-coloured and also a bacterial specific epithet; N.L. neut. adj.pseudoviolaceum, not the true Chromobacterium violaceum
heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
According to Kaempfer et al. (2018), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of Chromobacteriumviolaceum Bergonzini 1880 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Kampfer P, Glaeser SP, Soby SD. Chromobacterium pseudoviolaceum Kampfer et al. 2009 is a later heterotypic synonym of Chromobacterium violaceum Bergonzini 1880. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2967-2968.
Synonymy of this taxon was mentioned in an IJSEM list.Publication:
Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 68, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3685-3687.
Chromobacteriumpseudoviolaceum is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Chromobacterium.
In the paper by Kämpfer et al. 2009, the type strain is cited as LMG 3953 (= CCM 2076 = NCTC 8182). However, the strain NCTC 8182 is a strain of Streptococcus agalactiae!Publication:
. Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2009; 59:3184.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 2, note = "ht".