Genus "Ruminiclostridium"

Name: "Ruminiclostridium" Yutin and Galperin 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Clos.tri’di.um Ru.mi.ni.clos.tri’di.um L. neut. n. rumen (gen. ruminis), the rumen; N.L. neut. dim. n. Clostridium, a bacterial genus name; from Gr. masc. n. [κλωστήρ] klôstêr, a spindle; N.L. neut. dim. n. Ruminiclostridium, clostridia-like bacteria in the family Ruminococcaceae

Gender: neuter

Type species: Ruminiclostridium cellobioparum (Hungate 1944) Zhang et al. 2018

Original publication: Yutin N, Galperin MY. A genomic update on clostridial phylogeny: Gram-negative spore formers and other misplaced clostridia. Environ Microbiol 2013; 15:2631-2641.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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Record number: 3981