Species Clostridium clostridioforme

Name: Clostridium clostridioforme corrig. (Burri and Ankersmit 1906) Kaneuchi et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacterium clostridiiforme" Burri and Ankersmit 1906

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. klôstêr, a spindle; Gr. dim. suff. -idion; N.L. neut. dim. n. clostridium, a small spindle; L. suff. -formis -is -e, -like, in the shape of; from L. fem. n. forma, figure, shape, appearance; N.L. neut. adj. clostridioforme, in the form of a small spindle, spindle-shaped

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 25537; BCRC 14545; CCRC 14545; CCUG 16791; CIP 104318; DSM 933; JCM 1291; NCIMB 11018; NCTC 11224; VPI 316

16S rRNA gene: HM245937 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Kaneuchi C, Watanabe K, Terada A, Benno Y, Mitsuoka T. Taxonomic study of Bacteroides clostridiiformis subsp. clostridiiformis (Burri and Ankersmit) Holdeman and Moore and of related organisms: proposal of Clostridium clostridiiforme (Burri and Andersmit) comb. nov. and Clostridium symbiosum (Stevens) comb. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:195-204.

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: Enterocloster clostridioformis (Burri and Ankersmit 1906) Haas and Blanchard 2020

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Kaneuchi C, Watanabe K, Terada A, Benno Y, Mitsuoka T. Taxonomic study of Bacteroides clostridiiformis subsp. clostridiiformis (Burri and Ankersmit) Holdeman and Moore and of related organisms: proposal of Clostridium clostridiiforme (Burri and Andersmit) comb. nov. and Clostridium symbiosum (Stevens) comb. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:195-204.

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