Name:Clostridiumglycolicum Gaston and Stadtman 1963 (Approved Lists 1980)
Proposed as: sp. nov.
gly.co’li.cum N.L. neut. n.glycol, glycol; Gr. 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
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 if this species is regarded as a separate species within a separate genus Clostridium.