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 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: 3