Species Clostridium bifermentans

Name: Clostridium bifermentans (Weinberg and Séguin 1918) Bergey et al. 1923 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacillus bifermentans" Weinberg and Séguin 1918

Etymology: fer.men’tans bi.fer.men’tans L. adv. num. bis, twice; L. pres. part. fermentans, fermenting; N.L. part. adj. bifermentans, fermenting both carbohydrates and amino acids

Gender: neuter

Type strain: 76; ATCC 638; BCRC 14542; CCRC 14542; CCUG 36626; CIP 104309; DSM 14991; Hall 76; JCM 1386; NCIMB 10716; NCTC 13019

16S rRNA gene: HM245932 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Bergey DH, Harrison FC, Breed RS, Hammer BW, Huntoon FM. Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 1st ed. The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1923.

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: synonym

Correct name: Paraclostridium bifermentans (Weinberg and Séguin 1918) Sasi Jyothsna et al. 2016

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Bergey DH, Harrison FC, Breed RS, Hammer BW, Huntoon FM. Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 1st ed. The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1923.

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