Species Clostridium maximum

Name: Clostridium maximum (Lindner 1888) Lawson and Rainey 2016

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Sarcina maxima Lindner 1888 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: ma’xi.mum L. neut. adj. maximum, greatest, largest

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 33910; DSM 316

16S rRNA gene: X76650 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Lawson PA, Rainey FA. Proposal to restrict the genus Clostridium Prazmowski to Clostridium butyricum and related species. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1009-1016.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1916-1919.

Nomenclatural status: validly published, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Sarcina maxima Lindner 1888 (Approved Lists 1980)

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Lawson PA, Rainey FA. Proposal to restrict the genus Clostridium Prazmowski to Clostridium butyricum and related species. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1009-1016.

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