Name:Clostridiummethoxybenzovorans Mechichi et al. 1999
Proposed as: sp. nov.
me.tho.xy.ben.zo.vo.rans. N.L. neut. n.methoxybenzoicum, methoxybenzoic acid; L. inf. v.vorare, to devour; N.L. part. adj.methoxybenzovorans, methoxybenzoic acid devouring, able to use acid methoxybenzoic acid as carbon and energy source, which is characteristic of this organism
Mechichi T, Labat M, Patel BK, Woo TH, Thomas P, Garcia JL. Clostridium methoxybenzovorans sp. nov., a new aromatic o-demethylating homoacetogen from an olive mill wastewater treatment digester. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1201-1209.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 49, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1327-1328.
validly published under the ICNP
According to Ludwig et al. (2021), this "species is susceptible to being reclassified among Lachnospiraceae and as a new combination with Lacrimispora".Publication:
Ludwig W, Viver T, Westram R, Francisco Gago J, Bustos-Caparros E, Knittel K, Amann R, Rossello-Mora R. Release LTP_12_2020, featuring a new ARB alignment and improved 16S rRNA tree for prokaryotic type strains. Syst Appl Microbiol 2021; 44:126218.