Pindi PK, Kishore KH, Reddy GS, Shivaji S. Description of Leifsonia kafniensis sp. nov. and Leifsonia antarctica sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:1348-1352.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 59, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2131-2132.
validly published under the ICNP
According to Ludwig et al. (2021), this "species is away from the type species of the genus, and should be reclassified as a new genus".Publication:
Ludwig W, Viver T, Westram R, Francisco Gago J, Bustos-Caparros E, Knittel K, Amann R, Rossello-Mora R. Release LTP_12_2020, featuring a new ARB alignment and improved 16S rRNA tree for prokaryotic type strains. Syst Appl Microbiol 2021; 44:126218.