heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP, distinct rank
According to Manachini et al. (2002), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of Streptococcusmacedonicus Tsakalidou et al. 1998.Publication:
Manachini PL, Flint SH, Ward LJ, Kelly W, Fortina MG, Parini C, Mora D. Comparison between Streptococcus macedonicus and Streptococcus waius strains and reclassification of Streptococcus waius (Flint et at. 1999) as Streptococcus macedonicus (Tsakalidou et al. 1998). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:945-951.
Streptococcuswaius 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.
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.
Whiley RA, Kilian M. International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes Subcommittee on the taxonomy of staphylococci and streptococci. Minutes of the closed meeting, 31 July 2002, Paris, France. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2003; 53:915-917.