Species Clostridium glycolicum

Name: Clostridium glycolicum Gaston and Stadtman 1963 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: 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

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 14880; DSM 1288; JCM 1401; NCIMB 10632; NCTC 13026

16S rRNA gene: HM245942 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Gaston LW, Stadtman ER. Fermentation of ethylene glycol by Clostridium glycolicum, sp. n. J Bacteriol 1963; 85:356-362.

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: Terrisporobacter glycolicus (Gaston and Stadtman 1963) Gerritsen et al. 2014

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gaston LW, Stadtman ER. Fermentation of ethylene glycol by Clostridium glycolicum, sp. n. J Bacteriol 1963; 85:356-362.

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