According to Madhaiyan et al. (2020), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of Sphingomonascarotinifaciens Madhaiyan et al. 2017.Publication:
Madhaiyan M, Saravanan VS, Wirth JS, Whitman WB. Reclassification of Sphingomonas aeria as a later heterotypic synonym of Sphingomonas carotinifaciens based on whole-genome sequence analysis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2355-2358.
Synonymy of this taxon was mentioned in an IJSEM list.Publication:
Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 70, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4050-4060.
Deposit incorrectly indicated in some sources as representing the type strain of this taxon: IFO 13937.