Etymology:Gr. masc./fem. adj.pseudês, false; L. neut. n.tuberculum, a small swelling, bump, protuberance, or tubercle; N.L. n. tuberculosis -is, tuberculosis; N.L. gen. n. pseudotuberculosis, of false tuberculosis
homotypic synonym, not validly published, basonym of name in Approved Lists
According to Gaillot et al. (2013), this species is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Pasteurellalymphangitidis Sneath and Stevens 1990.Publication:
Gaillot O, Lemenand O, Marceau M, Simonet M. Proposed reclassification of Pasteurella lymphangitidis Sneath & Stevens 1990 as Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:3927-3929.
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is 0.19975 (N = 2).
The subspecies name Yersinia pseudotuberculosis subsp. pestis (Lehmann and Neumann 1896) Bercovier et al. 1981 is placed on the list of nomina rejicienda.Publication:
Bercovier H, Mollaret HH, Alonso JM, Brault J, Fanning GR, Steigerwalt AG, Brenner DJ. Intra- and interspecies relatedness of Yersinia pestis by DNA hybridization and its relationship to Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. Curr. Microbiol. 1980; 4:225-229.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 2, note = "Z".
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2 Total number of child taxa: 2