homotypic synonym, not validly published, basonym of name in Approved Lists
According to Bartlett et al. (2022), this species is an established human pathogen.Publication:
Bartlett A, Padfield D, Lear L, Bendall R, Vos M. A comprehensive list of bacterial pathogens infecting humans. Microbiology 2022; 168:0.
There is obviously a problem with the citation of Clostridium novyi and the author thanks Dr. T. Kudo (JCM, Japan) and Dr. J. E. Hill (NRC Plant Biotechnology Institute, Canada) for their helpful informations. - In the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names and in the amended edition of the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names, this taxon is cited as "C. novyi (Migula 1894) Bergey, Harrison, Breed, Hammer and Huntoon 1923". The reference of the paper by Migula 1894 is the following: "Migula, W. 1894, Zeitschrift fur Hygiene 17:209". - Zeitschrift für Hygiene, 1894, 17, 209-232 is an article by F. G. Novy entitled "Ein neuer anaërober Bacillus des malignen Oedems" [see a copy of the first page provided by Dr. J. E. Hill]. - In the Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology sixth, seventh and eight editions, in the first edition of the Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, and in the Index Bergeyana, this taxon is cited as Clostridium novyi (Migula 1900) Bergey et al. 1923 and the synonym "Bacillus novyi" is cited as "Bacillus novyi Migula 1900". The reference is the following: Migula, W. 1900. System der Bakterien. Vol. 2. Gustav Fischer, Jena.Publication:
Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.
Zeitschrift für Hygiene, 1894, 17, 209-232 is an article by F. G. Novy entitled "Ein neuer anaërober Bacillus des malignen Oedems" [see a copy of the first page (pdf format) provided by Dr. J. E. Hill].Publication:
Cohn F. Untersuchungen über Bakterien. In: Cohn F (eds), Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen 1 (Heft 2), 1872, Max Müller, Breslau, 1875, p. 127-224.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 2, note = "ht".