phyl.lo.sphae’rae Gr. neut. n. [φύλλον]phyllon, leaf; Gr. fem. n. [σφαῖρα]sphaîra, ball, sphere; N.L. fem. n. phyllosphaera, phyllosphere; N.L. gen. fem. n.phyllosphaerae, of the phyllosphere
Rivas R, Abril A, Trujillo ME, Velazquez E. Sphingomonas phyllosphaerae sp. nov., from the phyllosphere of Acacia caven in Argentina. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:2147-2150.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:551-554.
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.
The e-mail address of the corresponding author given in the effective publication is not functional any more.
Sphingomonasphyllosphaerae is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species within a separate genus Sphingomonas.