heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
According to Whiley and Kilian (2003), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of Streptococcusequinus Andrewes and Horder 1906 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Whiley RA, Kilian M. International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes Subcommittee on the taxonomy of staphylococci and streptococci. Minutes of the closed meeting, 31 July 2002, Paris, France. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2003; 53:915-917.
Streptococcusbovis is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Streptococcus.
Farrow JAE, Kruze J, Phillips BA, Bramley AJ, Collins MD. Taxonomic studies on Streptococcus bovis and Streptococcus equinus: description of Streptococcus alactolyticus sp. nov. and Streptococcus saccharolyticus sp. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1984; 5:467-482.
Schlegel L, Grimont F, Ageron E, Grimont PA, Bouvet A. Reappraisal of the taxonomy of the Streptococcus bovis/Streptococcus equinus complex and related species: description of Streptococcus gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus subsp. nov., S. gallolyticus subsp. macedonicus subsp. nov. and S. gallolyticus subsp. pasteurianus subsp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:631-645.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 2, note = "ht".