homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
According to Noerskov-Lauritsen and Kilian (2006), this species is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Haemophilusparaphrophilus Zinnemann et al. 1968 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Norskov-Lauritsen N, Kilian M. Reclassification of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Haemophilus aphrophilus, Haemophilus paraphrophilus and Haemophilus segnis as Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans gen. nov., comb. nov., Aggregatibacter aphrophilus comb. nov. and Aggregatibacter segnis comb. nov., and emended description of Aggregatibacter aphrophilus to include V factor-dependent and V factor-independent isolates. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:2135-2146.
Haemophilusaphrophilus 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 Haemophilus.