Species Clostridium methylpentosum

Name: Clostridium methylpentosum Himelbloom and Canale-Parola 1989

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. methylpentosum, pertaining to methylpentose

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 43829; DSM 5476; R-2

16S rRNA gene: Y18181 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Himelbloom BH, Canale-Parola E. Clostridium methylpentosum sp. nov.: a ring-shaped intestinal bacterium that ferments only methylpentoses and pentoses. Arch Microbiol 1989; 151:287-293.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 31. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1989; 39:495-497.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Himelbloom BH, Canale-Parola E. Clostridium methylpentosum sp. nov.: a ring-shaped intestinal bacterium that ferments only methylpentoses and pentoses. Arch Microbiol 1989; 151:287-293.

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