According to Naser et al. (2006), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of Lactobacillushelveticus (Orla-Jensen 1919) Bergey et al. 1925 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Naser SM, Hagen KE, Vancanneyt M, Cleenwerck I, Swings J, Tompkins TA. Lactobacillus suntoryeus Cachat and Priest 2005 is a later synonym of Lactobacillus helveticus (Orla-Jensen 1919) Bergey et al. 1925 (Approved Lists 1980). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:355-360.
Lactobacillussuntoryeus is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species within a separate genus Lactobacillus.