heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
According to Hiraishi et al. (1992), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of "Rhodobacilluspalustris" Molisch 1907.Publication:
Hiraishi A, Santos TS, Sugiyama J, Komagata K. Rhodopseudomonas rutila is a later subjective synonym of Rhodopseudomonas palustris. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1992; 42:186-188.
Rhodopseudomonasrutila is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Rhodopseudomonas.