Species Clostridium cocleatum

Name: Clostridium cocleatum Kaneuchi et al. 1979 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. n. coclea, a snail shell or whirlpool; L. neut. adj. cocleatum, in the shape of a snail shell or whirlpool

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 29902; DSM 1551; I50; JCM 1397; NCTC 11210

16S rRNA gene: AB910744 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Kaneuchi C, Miyazato T, Shinjo T, Mitsuoka T. Taxonomic study of helically coiled, sporeforming anaerobes isolated from the intestines of humans and other animals: Clostridium cocleatum sp. nov. and Costridium spiroforme sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1979; 29:1-12.

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: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Kaneuchi C, Miyazato T, Shinjo T, Mitsuoka T. Taxonomic study of helically coiled, sporeforming anaerobes isolated from the intestines of humans and other animals: Clostridium cocleatum sp. nov. and Costridium spiroforme sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1979; 29:1-12.

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