Species Clostridium formicaceticum

Name: Clostridium formicaceticum corrig. Andreesen et al. 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. n. formica, an ant; N.L. adj. formicus, pertaining to ants, to formic acid; L. neut. n. acetum, wine-vinegar; N.L. adj. aceticus, pertaining to vinegar, to acetic acid; N.L. neut. adj. formicaceticum, pertaining to formic and acetic acids

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 27076; DSM 92

16S rRNA gene: X77836 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Andreesen JR, Gottschalk G, Schlegel HG. Clostridium formicoaceticum nov. spec. isolation, description and distinction from C. aceticum and C. thermoaceticum. Arch Mikrobiol 1970; 72:154-174.

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

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Andreesen JR, Gottschalk G, Schlegel HG. Clostridium formicoaceticum nov. spec. isolation, description and distinction from C. aceticum and C. thermoaceticum. Arch Mikrobiol 1970; 72:154-174.

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