Name:Enterococcussaccharominimus Vancanneyt et al. 2004
Proposed as: sp. nov.
sac.cha.ro.mi.ni.mus. Gr. neut. n.sakchar, sugar; L. sup. masc. adj.minimus, least, smallest; N.L. sup. masc. adj.saccharominimus, meaning that this organism differs from other enterococci in that it lyses only few sugars
heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
According to Naser et al. (2006), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of Enterococcusitalicus Fortina et al. 2004.Publication:
Naser SM, Vancanneyt M, Hoste B, Snauwaert C, Vandemeulebroecke K, Swings J. Reclassification of Enterococcus flavescens Pompei et al. 1992 as a later synonym of Enterococcus casseliflavus (ex Vaughan et al. 1979) Collins et al. 1984 and Enterococcus saccharominimus Vancanneyt et al. 2004 as a later synonym of Enterococcus italicus Fortina et al. 2004. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:413-416.
Enterococcussaccharominimus 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 Enterococcus.