Lawson PA, Rainey FA. Proposal to restrict the genus Clostridium Prazmowski to Clostridium butyricum and related species. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1009-1016.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1916-1919.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Bacillus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Weinberg M, Séguin P. Contribution à l'étiologie de la gangrène gazeuse. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris, 1916.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Bergey DH, Harrison FC, Breed RS, Hammer BW, Huntoon FM. Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 1st ed. The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1923.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3 Total number of child taxa: 4