According to Wu and Zong (2019), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of Lelliottiajeotgali Yuk et al. 2018.Publication:
Wu W, Zong Z. Genome analysis-based reclassification of Lelliottia aquatilis as a later heterotypic synonym of Lelliottia jeotgali. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:998-1000.
Synonymy of this taxon was mentioned in an IJSEM list.Publication:
Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 69, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:1847-1849.