Species Clostridium litorale

Name: Clostridium litorale Fendrich et al. 1991

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: li.to.ra’le L. neut. adj. litorale, of or belonging to the sea-shore, referring to the source of samples, the seashore of Northern Germany, from which the species was isolated

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 49638; DSM 5388; W6

16S rRNA gene: X77845 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Fendrich C, Hippe H, Gottschalk G. Clostridium halophilium sp. nov. and C. litorale sp. nov., an obligate halophilic and a marine species degrading betaine in the Stickland reaction. Arch. Microbiol. 1990; 154:127-132.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 39. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:580-581.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Peptoclostridium litorale (Fendrich et al. 1991) Galperin et al. 2016

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Fendrich C, Hippe H, Gottschalk G. Clostridium halophilium sp. nov. and C. litorale sp. nov., an obligate halophilic and a marine species degrading betaine in the Stickland reaction. Arch. Microbiol. 1990; 154:127-132.

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