Name DOI
Killer et al. 2014
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
Killer et al. 2014
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated strain)
Refer to the type exemplar.
Type Strain
representative organism
T (= =)
Proper Form
Lactobacillus bombi Killer et al. 2014
Nomenclatural History
The species Lactobacillus bombi was originally described and validly published by Killer et al. 2014. In 2020, Zheng et al. established as the basonym of (Killer et al. 2014) Zheng et al. 2020 .
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This information was last reviewed on October 14, 2019.


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  2. Killer J, Votavová A, Valterová I, Vlková E, Rada V, Hroncová Z. Lactobacillus bombi sp. nov., from the digestive tract of laboratory-reared bumblebee queens. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2611-2617. [PubMed].