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.
validly published under the ICNP
heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
According to Eldar et al. (1995), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of Streptococcusiniae Pier and Madin 1976 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Eldar A, Frelier PF, Assenta L, Varner PW, Lawhon S, Bercovier H. Streptococcus shiloi, the name for an agent causing septicemic infection in fish, is a junior synonym of Streptococcus iniae. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:840-842.
Streptococcusshiloi 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 = "Z".