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validly published under the ICNP
Feng et al. 2017
Feng GD, Yang SZ, Xiong X, Li HP, Zhu HH. Sphingomonas spermidinifaciens sp. nov., a novel bacterium containing spermidine as the major polyamine, isolated from an abandoned lead-zinc mine and emended descriptions of the genus Sphingomonas and the species Sphingomonas yantingensis and Sphingomonas japonica. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2160-2165.
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Sphingomonasjaponica is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species within a separate genus Sphingomonas.