heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
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 (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 Corynebacterium.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 1, note = "p".