Name: Peptoclostridium Galperin et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pep.to.clos.tri’di.um Gr. v. peptô, digest; N.L. neut. dim. n. Clostridium, a bacterial genus name; from Gr. n. klôstêr, a spindle; N.L. neut. dim. n. Peptoclostridium, the digesting clostridium

Type species: Peptoclostridium litorale (Fendrich et al. 1991) Galperin et al. 2016

Valid publication: Galperin MY, Brover V, Tolstoy I, Yutin N. Phylogenomic analysis of the family Peptostreptococcaceae (Clostridium cluster XI) and proposal for reclassification of Clostridium litorale (Fendrich et al. 1991) and Eubacterium acidaminophilum (Zindel et al. 1989) as Peptoclostridium litorale gen. nov. comb. nov. and Peptoclostridium acidaminophilum comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:5506-5513.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 12 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:525-528.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
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: Galperin MY, Brover V, Tolstoy I, Yutin N. Phylogenomic analysis of the family Peptostreptococcaceae (Clostridium cluster XI) and proposal for reclassification of Clostridium litorale (Fendrich et al. 1991) and Eubacterium acidaminophilum (Zindel et al. 1989) as Peptoclostridium litorale gen. nov. comb. nov. and Peptoclostridium acidaminophilum comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:5506-5513.

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