Name DOI
Nakamura and Crowell 1981
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
Nakamura and Crowell 1981
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated strain)
Refer to the type exemplar.
Type Strain
representative organism
T (= = = = = = = = = =)
Proper Form
Lactobacillus amylophilus Nakamura and Crowell 1981
Nomenclatural History
The species Lactobacillus amylophilus was originally described by Nakamura and Crowell 1979. This name became validly published when it appeared on Validation List No. 6 in 1981. In 2020, Zheng et al. established as the basonym of (Nakamura and Crowell 1981) Zheng et al. 2020 .
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This information was last reviewed on October 14, 2019.


  1. Zheng J, Wittouck S, Salvetti E, Franz CMAP, Harris HMB, Mattarelli P, O'Toole PW, Pot B, Vandamme P, Walter J, Watanabe K, Wuyts S, Felis GE, Gänzle MG, Lebeer S. A taxonomic note on the genus Lactobacillus: Description of 23 novel genera, emended description of the genus Lactobacillus Beijerinck 1901, and union of Lactobacillaceae and Leuconostocaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2782-2858. [PubMed].
  2. List Editor. Validation List no. 6. Validation of the publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1981; 31:215-218.
  3. Nakamura LK, Crowell CD. Lactobacillus amylophilus, a new starch-hydrolyzing species from swine waste-corn fermentation. J Ind Microbiol 1979; 20:532-540.