Etymology:Gr. masc./fem. adj.pseudês, false; L. n. tuberculum, a small swelling, bump, protuberance, or tubercle; N.L. n. tuberculosis -is, tuberculosis; N.L. gen. n. pseudotuberculosis, of false tuberculosis
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 subspecies name Yersinia pseudotuberculosis subsp. pestis (Lehmann and Neumann 1896) Bercovier et al. 1981 is placed on the list of nomina rejicienda.
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