Species Clostridium nexile

Name: Clostridium nexile Holdeman and Moore 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. adj. nexile, tied or bound together, referring to its chain formation

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 27757; DSM 1787

16S rRNA gene: X73443 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Holdeman LV, Moore WEC. New genus, Coprococcus, twelve new species, and emended descriptions of four previously described species of bacteria from human feces. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1974; 24:260-277.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Holdeman LV, Moore WEC. New genus, Coprococcus, twelve new species, and emended descriptions of four previously described species of bacteria from human feces. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1974; 24:260-277.

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