gal.lo.ly’ti.cus N.L. neut. n.gallatum, gallate; N.L. adj.lyticus -a -um, able to loose, able to dissolve; from Gr. adj. [λυτικός -ή -όν]lytikos -ê -on, able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. masc. adj.gallolyticus, gallate-digesting
heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Chamkha et al. 2002
Chamkha M, Patel BK, Traore A, Garcia JL, Labat M. Isolation from a shea cake digester of a tannin-degrading Streptococcus gallolyticus strain that decarboxylates protocatechuic and hydroxycinnamic acids, and emendation of the species. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:939-944.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1077-1079. Notes:
In the paper by Chamkha et al. 2002, Streptococcus gallolyticus Osawa et al. 1996 is erroneously cited as Streptococcus gallolyticus Osawa et al. 1995.
Schlegel et al. 2003
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.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 53, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1221-1222.
According to Sly et al. (1997), this species is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Streptococcuscaprinus Brooker 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.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3 Total number of child taxa: 3