homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Endo et al. 2012
Endo A, Irisawa T, Futagawa-Endo Y, Takano K, du Toit M, Okada S, Dicks LM. Characterization and emended description of Lactobacillus kunkeei as a fructophilic lactic acid bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:500-504.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 62, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1221-1222.
Lactobacilluskunkeei 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 Lactobacillus.