Name:Enterococcussaccharominimus Vancanneyt et al. 2004
Proposed as: sp. nov.
Etymology:Gr. neut. n.sakchâr, 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
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.