Mergaert J, Hauben L, Cnockaert MC, Swings J. Reclassification of non-pigmented Erwinia herbicola strains from trees as Erwinia billingiae sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:377-383.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 49, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:937-939.
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Erwinia billingiae was previously known as Erwinia-like isolates or as DC isolates of Billing and Baker or as strains of phenon 11 of Verdonck et al.Publication:
Winslow CE, Broadhurst J, Buchanan RE, Krumwiede C, Rogers LA, Smith GH. The Families and Genera of the Bacteria: Final Report of the Committee of the Society of American Bacteriologists on Characterization and Classification of Bacterial Types. J Bacteriol 1920; 5:191-229.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 1, note = "p".