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.
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.
validly published under the ICNP
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is -0.03034 (N = 41).
According to Ludwig et al. (2021), this "species is susceptible to being reclassified among Oscillospiraceae and as a new genus".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.