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Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 120. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:529-530.
The e-mail address of the corresponding author given in the effective publication is not functional any more.
The phylogenetic position of this species was determined in a genome-scale analysis by Hördt et al. (2020).Publication:
Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.