homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Corynebacteriumrathayi is the correct name instead 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.
Plant pathogenic according to Bull et al. (2007).Publication:
Bull CT, De Boer SH, Denny TP, Firrao G, Fischer Le Saux M, Saddler GS, Scortichini M, Stead DE, Takikawa Y. Comprehensive list of names of plant pathogenic bacteria, 1980-2007. Journal of Plant Pathology 2010; 92:551-592.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 1, note = "p".