Etymology:ha.the’way.i.N.L. gen. masc. n.hathewayi, of Hatheway, to honor the late American microbiologist Charles L. Hatheway in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the Clostridium botulinum group of organisms
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Clostridiumhathewayi is the correct name 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.