Lee JS, Shin YK, Yoon JH, Takeuchi M, Pyun YR, Park YH. Sphingomonas aquatilis sp. nov., Sphingomonas koreensis sp. nov., and Sphingomonas taejonensis sp. nov., yellow-pigmented bacteria isolated from natural mineral water. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1491-1498.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1621-1623.
The phylogenetic position of this species was determined in a genome-scale analysis by Hördt et al. (2020).Publication:
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.
According to Rules 27(3) and 30, this name is not validly published because the effective publication only documents deposit of the type strain in a single recognized culture collection. However, according to the Judicial Opinion 81, Sphingomonas koreensis Lee et al. 2001 is to be considered to be validly published.Publication:
Euzeby JP, Tindall BJ. Status of strains that contravene Rules 27(3) and 30 of the Bacteriological Code. Request for an opinion. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:293-301.
In IJSEM, the author name Shin, Y. K. is erroneously cited as Kook Shin, Y. (see: Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, VI). — Kudo T. Personal communication, 2003-01-30.