Name: Acetobacterium woodii Balch et al. 1977 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. woodii, of Wood, named for H.G. Wood for his pioneering work on the total synthesis of acetate from CO2 by bacteria

Type strains: ATCC 29683; DSM 1030; JCM 2381

16S rRNA gene accession number: X96954

Valid publication: Balch WE, Schoberth S, Tanner RS, Wolfe RS. Acetobacterium, a new genus of hydrogen-oxidizing, carbon dioxide-reducing, anaerobic bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1977; 27:355-361.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Acetobacterium Balch et al. 1977 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Balch WE, Schoberth S, Tanner RS, Wolfe RS. Acetobacterium, a new genus of hydrogen-oxidizing, carbon dioxide-reducing, anaerobic bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1977; 27:355-361.

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