Name: "Pseudoclostridium" Zhang et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pseu.do.clos.tri’di.um Gr. adj. pseudes, false; N.L. neut. dim. n. Clostridium, a bacterial genus; N.L. neut. n. Pseudoclostridium, a false Clostridium

Type species: "Pseudoclostridium thermosuccinogenes" (Drent et al. 1995) Zhang et al. 2018

Original publication: Zhang X, Tu B, Dai LR, Lawson PA, Zheng ZZ, Liu LY, Deng Y, Zhang H, Cheng L. Petroclostridium xylanilyticum gen. nov., sp. nov., a xylan-degrading bacterium isolated from an oilfield, and reclassification of clostridial cluster III members into four novel genera in a new Hungateiclostridiaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3197-3211.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 68, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:10-12.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridiaceae Pribram 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Tindall BJ. The names Hungateiclostridium Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium thermocellum (Viljoen et al. 1926) Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium cellulolyticum (Patel et al. 1980) Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium aldrichii (Yang et al. 1990) Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium alkalicellulosi (Zhilina et al. 2006) Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium clariflavum (Shiratori et al. 2009) Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium straminisolvens (Kato et al. 2004) Zhang et al. 2018 and Hungateiclostridium saccincola (Koeck et al. 2016) Zhang et al. 2018 contravene Rule 51b of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes and require replacement names in the genus Acetivibrio Patel et al. 1980. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:3927-3932.

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