Species Clostridium drakei

Name: Clostridium drakei Liou et al. 2005

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: dra’ke.i N.L. gen. masc. n. drakei, of Drake, in recognition of Harold L. Drake’s contributions to our understanding of the physiology and ecology of acetogens

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC BAA-623; DSM 12750; SL1

16S rRNA gene: Y18813 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Liou JS, Balkwill DL, Drake GR, Tanner RS. Clostridium carboxidivorans sp. nov., a solvent-producing clostridium isolated from an agricultural settling lagoon, and reclassification of the acetogen Clostridium scatologenes strain SL1 as Clostridium drakei sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2085-2091.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 55, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:7-9.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Liou JS, Balkwill DL, Drake GR, Tanner RS. Clostridium carboxidivorans sp. nov., a solvent-producing clostridium isolated from an agricultural settling lagoon, and reclassification of the acetogen Clostridium scatologenes strain SL1 as Clostridium drakei sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2085-2091.

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