Species Clostridium coccoides

Name: Clostridium coccoides Kaneuchi et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: coc.coi’des M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; Gr. adj. suff. -oides, ressembling, similar; from Gr. suff. -eides, resembling, similar; from Gr. neut. n. eidos, that which is seen, form, shape, figure; N.L. adj. coccoides, berry-shaped

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 29236; DSM 935; JCM 1395; NCTC 11035

16S rRNA gene: AB571656 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Kaneuchi C, Benno Y, Mitsuoka T. Clostridium cocoides, a new species from the feces of mice. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:482-486.

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: Blautia coccoides (Kaneuchi et al. 1976) Liu et al. 2008

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Kaneuchi C, Benno Y, Mitsuoka T. Clostridium cocoides, a new species from the feces of mice. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:482-486.

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