Name: Paeniclostridium Sasi Jyothsna et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. adv. paene, almost; N.L. neut. dim. n. Clostridium, a bacterial genus; N.L. neut. dim. n. Paeniclostridium, almost a Clostridium

Gender: neuter (stem: Paeniclostridi-)

Type species: Paeniclostridium ghonii (Prévot 1938) Sasi Jyothsna et al. 2016

Valid publication: Sasi Jyothsna TS, Tushar L, Sasikala C, Ramana CV. Paraclostridium benzoelyticum gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from marine sediment and reclassification of Clostridium bifermentans as Paraclostridium bifermentans comb. nov. Proposal of a new genus Paeniclostridium gen. nov. to accommodate Clostridium sordellii and Clostridium ghonii. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1268-1274.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Paraclostridium Sasi Jyothsna et al. 2016


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Peptostreptococcaceae Ezaki 2010

Assigned by: Bello S, McQuay S, Rudra B, Gupta RS. Robust demarcation of the family Peptostreptococcaceae and its main genera based on phylogenomic studies and taxon-specific molecular markers. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2024; 74:6247.

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