Species Clostridium methoxybenzovorans

Name: Clostridium methoxybenzovorans Mechichi et al. 1999

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. n. methoxybenzoicum, methoxybenzoic acid; L. 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

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 700855; DSM 12182; SR3

16S rRNA gene: AF067965 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: 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.

IJSEM list: 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.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: 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.

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