Etymology:L. neut. n.aestuarium, part of the coast that overflows with seawater during a flood-tide and is left covered with mud or slime at ebb-tide, a tidal flat; L. gen. neut. n.aestuarii, of a tidal flat
Roh SW, Kim KH, Nam YD, Chang HW, Kim MS, Oh HM, Bae JW. Sphingomonas aestuarii sp. nov., isolated from tidal flat sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:1359-1363.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 59, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2131-2132.
validly published under the ICNP
Hördt et al. 2020
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.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 32. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4061-4090. Notes:
As of 2020-04-15 this emendation was not yet included in an IJSEM List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion.
Sphingomonasaestuarii is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species within a separate genus Sphingomonas.