Eldar A, Bejerano Y, Bercovier H. Streptococcus shiloi and Streptococcus difficile: two new streptococcal species causing a meningoencephalitis in fish. Curr. Microbiol. 1994; 28:139-143.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 52. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:197-198.
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
According to Kawamura et al. (2005), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of Streptococcusagalactiae Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Kawamura Y, Itoh Y, Mishima N, Ohkusu K, Kasai H, Ezaki T. High genetic similarity of Streptococcus agalactiae and Streptococcus difficilis: S. difficilis Eldar et al. 1995 is a later synonym of S. agalactiae Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:961-965.
Nom. corrig.: IJSB 48:1073.Publication:
Euzéby JP. Taxonomic note: necessary correction of specific and subspecific epithets according to Rules 12c and 13b of the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria (1990 Revision). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1998; 48:1073-1075.