homotypic synonym, not validly published, basonym of name in Approved Lists
According to Klatte et al. (1994), this species is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Rhodococcusluteus (ex Söhngen 1913) Nesterenko et al. 1982.Publication:
Klatte S, Jahnke KD, Kroppenstedt RM, Rainey F, Stackebrandt E. Rhodococcus luteus is a later subjective synonym of Rhodococcus fascians. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1994; 44:627-630.
Corynebacteriumfascians is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species within a separate genus Corynebacterium.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 1, note = "p".