Name:Clostridiumglycolicum Gaston and Stadtman 1963 (Approved Lists 1980)
Proposed as: sp. nov.
gly.co’li.cum. N.L. neut. n.glycol, glycol; L. neut. adj. suff.-icum, suffix used with the sense of related to, belonging to; N.L. neut. adj.glycolicum, pertaining to glycol, referring to the ability to ferment ethylene glycol
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Chamkha et al. 2001
Chamkha M, Labat M, Patel BK, Garcia JL. Isolation of a cinnamic acid-metabolizing Clostridium glycolicum strain from oil mill wastewaters and emendation of the species description. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:2049-2054.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:5-6.
Clostridiumglycolicum is the correct name instead if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Clostridium.