Species Clostridium leptum

Name: Clostridium leptum Moore et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. leptos -ê -on, thin, delicate; N.L. neut. adj. leptum, thin, delicate, referring to the morphological appearance of the cells

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 29065; CCUG 48287; DSM 753

16S rRNA gene: M59095 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Moore WEC, Johnson JL, Holdeman LV. Emendation of Bacteriodaceae and Butyrivibrio and descriptions of Desulfomonas gen. nov. and ten new species in the genera Desulfomonas, Butyrivibrio, Eubacterium, Clostridium, and Ruminococcus. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:238-252.

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: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Moore WEC, Johnson JL, Holdeman LV. Emendation of Bacteriodaceae and Butyrivibrio and descriptions of Desulfomonas gen. nov. and ten new species in the genera Desulfomonas, Butyrivibrio, Eubacterium, Clostridium, and Ruminococcus. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:238-252.

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