Zhang RJ, Hou BC, Wang ET, Li YJ, Zhang XX, Chen WX. Rhizobium tubonense sp. nov., isolated from root nodules of Oxytropis glabra. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:512-517.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 61, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1237-1238.
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.
The epithet tubonense is a neo-Latin adjective in the neuter gender, not in the feminine gender as cited in the paper by Zhang et al. 2011.