homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Lactobacillusminor 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.
Basonym "Lactobacillus viridescens subsp. minor".Publication:
Abo-Elnaga IG, Kandler O. Zur Taxonomie der Gattung Lactobacillus Beijerinck. II. Das Subgenus Betabacterium Orla-Jensen. Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie 1965; 119:117-129.