pau.ci’vo.rans. L. masc. adj.paucus, little; L. pres. part.vorans, devouring; N.L. part. adj.paucivorans, devouring few substrates, relating to the observation that the organism utilizes few carbohydrates
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Lactobacilluspaucivorans 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.