Species Clostridium durum

Name: Clostridium durum Smith and Cato 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. adj. durum, hard, resistant, indicating ability to survive for long period of time

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 27763; DSM 1735; VPI 6563

16S rRNA gene: X77846 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Smith LDS, Cato EP. Clostridium durum, sp. nov., the predominant organism in a sediment core from the Black Sea. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 1974; 20:1393-1397.

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: Paenibacillus durus corrig. (Smith and Cato 1974) Collins et al. 1994

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Smith LDS, Cato EP. Clostridium durum, sp. nov., the predominant organism in a sediment core from the Black Sea. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 1974; 20:1393-1397.

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