This subspecies was automatically created by the valid publication of Streptococcuslactis subsp. cremoris (Orla-Jensen 1919) Garvie and Farrow 1982 according to rule 40d.Publication:
Garvie EI, Farrow JAE. Streptococcus lactis subsp. cremoris (Orla-Jensen) comb. nov. and Streptococcus lactis subsp. diacetilactis (Matuszewski et al.) nom. rev., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1982; 32:453-455.
Streptococcuslactis subsp. lactis is the correct name if this subspecies is regarded as a separate subspecies (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another subspecies whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate species Streptococcuslactis within a separate genus Streptococcus.
The original authorship, (Lister 1873) Löhnis 1909, was corrected according to the new Rule 40d.Publication:
Garrity GM, Labeda DP, Oren A. Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes. XIIth International (IUMS) Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology. Minutes of the meetings, 3, 4 and 6 August 2008, Istanbul, Turkey. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2011; 61:2775-2780.