homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Deposit incorrectly indicated in some sources as representing the type strain of this taxon: ATCC 49373.
Lactobacillusmalefermentans 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.
The year of publication of the reference of the paper by Farrow et al. must be 1988, not 1986 as cited in the Validation List no. 30. This error is derived from the error by the publisher of FEMS Microbiology Letter. — Kudo T. Personal communication, 2005-01-14.