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Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:375-376.
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.
Sphingomonasmelonis is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species within a separate genus Sphingomonas.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 1, note = "p".