According to Boivin et al. (1985), this species is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Aquaspirillumbengal Kumar et al. 1974 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Boivin MF, Morris VL, Lee-Chan ECM, Murray RGE. Deoxyribonucleic acid relatedness between selected members of the genus Aquaspirillum by slot blot hybridization: Aquaspirillum serpens (Mueller 1786) Hylemon, Wells, Krieg, and Jannasch 1973 emended to include Aquaspirillum bengal as a subjective synonym. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1985; 35:512-517.
According to Brenner et al. (2005), this species is not an earlier heterotypic synonym of Aquaspirillumbengal Kumar et al. 1974 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Pot B, Gillis M. Genus III. Aquaspirillum Hylemon, Wells, Krieg and Jannasch 1973b, 361AL. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 801-823.