Name: Anaerotignum propionicum (Cardon and Barker 1946) Ueki et al. 2017

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Clostridium propionicum Cardon and Barker 1946 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: pro.pi.o’ni.cum N.L. neut. n. acidum propionicum, propionic acid; N.L. neut. adj. propionicum, pertaining to production of propionic acid

Type strains: ATCC 25522; CCUG 9280; DSM 1682; JCM 1430; NCIMB 10656; VPI 5303

16S rRNA gene accession number: AB649276

Valid publication: Ueki A, Goto K, Ohtaki Y, Kaku N, Ueki K. Description of Anaerotignum aminivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a strictly anaerobic, amino-acid-decomposing bacterium isolated from a methanogenic reactor, and reclassification of Clostridium propionicum, Clostridium neopropionicum and Clostridium lactatifermentans as species of the genus Anaerotignum. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4146-4153.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3-6.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Anaerotignum Ueki et al. 2017

Assigned by: Ueki A, Goto K, Ohtaki Y, Kaku N, Ueki K. Description of Anaerotignum aminivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a strictly anaerobic, amino-acid-decomposing bacterium isolated from a methanogenic reactor, and reclassification of Clostridium propionicum, Clostridium neopropionicum and Clostridium lactatifermentans as species of the genus Anaerotignum. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4146-4153.

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