Skaar I, Gaustad P, Tonjum T, Holm B, Stenwig H. Streptococcus phocae sp. nov., a new species isolated from clinical specimens from seals. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:646-650.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 44, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:199-200.
validly published under the ICNP
Avendaño-Herrera et al. 2014
Avendano-Herrera R, Balboa S, Castro N, Gonzalez-Contreras A, Magarinos B, Fernandez J, Toranzo AE, Romalde JL. Comparative polyphasic characterization of Streptococcus phocae strains with different host origin and description of the subspecies Streptococcus phocae subsp. salmonis subsp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1775-1781.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2509-2511.
The separate status of Streptococcus phocae within the group of beta-hemolytic streptococci is confirmed by Vandamme et al. 1997.Publication:
Vandamme P, Devriese LA, Pot B, Kersters K, Melin P. Streptococcus difficile is a nonhemolytic group B, type Ib Streptococcus. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:81-85.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 2, note = "t".
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2 Total number of child taxa: 2