homotypic synonym, not validly published, basonym of name in Approved Lists
Nouioui et al. 2018
Nouioui I, Carro L, Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Goodfellow M, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of the Phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:2007.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 29. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:13-32.
According to Koch et al. (1995), this species is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Arthrobacterpicolinophilus Tate and Ensign 1974 (Approved Lists 1980) but this is in conflict with the rules of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes.Publication:
Koch C, Klatte S, Schumann P, Burghardt J, Kroppenstedt RM, Stackebrandt E. Transfer of Arthrobacter picolinophilus Tate and Ensign 1974 to Rhodococcus erythropolis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1995; 45:576-577.
According to Rainey et al. (1995), this species is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Nocardiacalcarea Metcalfe and Brown 1957 (Approved Lists 1980) but this is in conflict with the rules of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes.Publication:
Rainey FA, Burghardt J, Kroppenstedt R, Klatte S, Stackebrandt E. Polyphasic evidence for the transfer of Rhodococcus roseus to Rhodococcus rhodochrous. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1995; 45:101-103.
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is 0.03068 (N = 5).
Rhodococcus erythropolis (Gray and Thornton 1928) Goodfellow and Alderson 1979 (Approved Lists 1980) encompass the strains ATCC 13260, ATCC 19565, and ATCC 19566 of Nocardioides simplex (Jensen 1934) O'Donnell et al. 1983.Publication:
Yoon JH, Lee JS, Shin YK, Park YH, Lee ST. Reclassification of Nocardioides simplex ATCC 13260, ATCC 19565, and ATCC 19566 as Rhodococcus erythropolis. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:904-907.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 1, note = "+".