Dunleavy JM. Curtobacterium plantarum sp. nov. is ubiquitous in plant leaves and is seed transmitted in soybean and corn. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:240-249.
validly published under the ICNP
According to Ludwig et al. (2021), this "species affiliates within the Enterobacteraceae and not with the Actinobacteria, and the sequence needs revision ".Publication:
Ludwig W, Viver T, Westram R, Francisco Gago J, Bustos-Caparros E, Knittel K, Amann R, Rossello-Mora R. Release LTP_12_2020, featuring a new ARB alignment and improved 16S rRNA tree for prokaryotic type strains. Syst Appl Microbiol 2021; 44:126218.
Yarza et al. (2013) expected for accession JN175348, originating from the alleged type-strain deposit CIP 108988, an affiliation with Microbacteriaceae (Actinobacteria) but observed an affiliation with Enterobacteriaceae (Proteobacteria) and 99.86% similarity against Pantoea agglomerans.Publication:
Yarza P, Sproer C, Swiderski J, Mrotzek N, Spring S, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Lang E, et al. Sequencing orphan species initiative (SOS): Filling the gaps in the 16S rRNA gene sequence database for all species with validly published names. Syst Appl Microbiol 2013; 36:69-73.
According to the American Type Culture Collection (ATCC), the type strain of Curtobacterium plantarum Dunleavy 1989 (ATCC 49174 DSM 7069) is a member of the species Pantoea agglomerans (Ewing and Fife 1972) Gavini et al. 1989.Publication:
Gavini F, Mergaert J, Beji A, Mielcarek C, Izard D, Kersters K, De Ley J. Transfer of Enterobacter agglomerans (Beijerinck 1888) Ewing and Fife 1972 to Pantoea gen. nov. as Pantoea agglomerans comb. nov. and description of Pantoea dispersa sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:337-345.
According to the American Type Culture Collection (ATCC), the type strain of Curtobacterium plantarum Dunleavy 1989 (ATCC 49174 = DSM 7069) is a member of the species Pantoea agglomerans (Ewing and Fife 1972) Gavini et al. 1989. — Tang J. Personal communication, 2001-09-07.