Holmes and Owen proposed rejection of Flavobacterium aquatile as a nomen dubium and proposed substitution of Flavobacterium breve, which does not appear in the Approved lists, as the type species. The Judicial Commission voted to deny the action proposed.Publication:
Holmes B, Owen RJ. Proposal that Flavobacterium breve be substituted as the type species of the genus in place of Flavobacterium aquatile and emended description of the genus Flavobacterium: status of the named species of Flavobacterium. Request for an Opinion. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1979; 29:416-426.
Wayne LG. Actions of the Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology on requests for opinions published between July 1979 and April 1981. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1982; 32:464-465.
Judicial C. Minutes of the meeting, 6 August 1982, Boston, Massachusetts. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1986; 36:577-578.
Jones D. JUDICIAL COMMISSION OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE ON SYSTEMATIC BACTERIOLOGY: Minutes of the Meeting, 5 September 1986, Manchester, United Kingdom. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1987; 37:85-87.