During a recent study on members of the genus we realized that cultures of TV 1018 (=DSM 13171=ATCC 700934) are no longer available from the online catalogue of the German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures GmbH, being displayed as at the American Type Culture Collection. Based on data currently available, the organism deposited as ATCC 700934 is a member of the species subs. . Therefore, the type strain of cannot be included in any further scientific comparative study. This matter is referred to the Judicial Commission, asking for an opinion on the status of the species.

This study was supported by the:
  • Comissão de Coordenação da Região Norte, CCRN, Portugal (Award NORTH-01-0145-FEDER-000024)
    • Principle Award Recipient: Svetlana Ugarcina Perovic
  • Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Award DL57/2016/CP1346/CT0035)
    • Principle Award Recipient: Filipa Grosso
  • Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Award SFRH/BD/132497/2017)
    • Principle Award Recipient: Magdalena Ksiezarek
  • UCIBIO (Award UID/Multi/04378/2019)
    • Principle Award Recipient: Not Applicable

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