heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
According to Sly et al. (1997), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of Streptococcusgallolyticus Osawa et al. 1996.Publication:
Sly LI, Cahill MM, Osawa R, Fujisawa T. The tannin-degrading species Streptococcus gallolyticus and Streptococcus caprinus are subjective synonyms. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:893-894.
Streptococcuscaprinus 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.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 2, note = "ht".