Name: Hathewaya Lawson and Rainey 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ha.the.way’a N.L. fem. n. Hathewaya, to honour the late American microbiologist Charles L. Hatheway in recognition of his outstanding contributions with dealing with pathogenic clostridia

Type species: Hathewaya histolytica (Weinberg and Séguin 1916) Lawson and Rainey 2016

Valid publication: 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.

IJSEM list: 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.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: 3

Parent taxon: Clostridiaceae Pribram 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: 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.

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