According to Brenner et al. (1993), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of Citrobacterkoseri Frederiksen 1970 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Brenner DJ, Grimont PA, Steigerwalt AG, Fanning GR, Ageron E, Riddle CF. Classification of citrobacteria by DNA hybridization: designation of Citrobacter farmeri sp. nov., Citrobacter youngae sp. nov., Citrobacter braakii sp. nov., Citrobacter werkmanii sp. nov., Citrobacter sedlakii sp. nov., and three unnamed Citrobacter genomospecies. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:645-658.
The distinct name Levinea amalonatica from the same publication has a similar spelling.