The name Hugh and Ryschenkow 1961 is not on the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. The taxon to which this name was applied is a distinct entity, and it can be differentiated from the other named species of . Consequently, the name is revived for the same organism to which the name originally referred. The type strain of is ATCC 13637 (= 810-2 = RH 1168).


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