Hartsell SE, Rettger LF. A Taxonomic Study of "Clostridium putrificum" and its establishment as a Definite Entity-Clostridium lentoputrescens, Nov. Spec. J Bacteriol 1934; 27:497-515.
Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.
validly published under the ICNP
heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
According to Nakamura et al. (1979), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of "Bacilluscochlearius" Douglas et al. 1919.Publication:
Nakamura S, Okado I, Abe T, Nishida S. Taxonomy of Clostridium tetani and related species. J Gen Microbiol 1979; 113:29-35.
Clostridiumlentoputrescens 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.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 1, note = "+".