Species Clostridium paradoxum

Name: Clostridium paradoxum Li et al. 1993

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. paradoxos, contrary to expectation, incredible; N.L. neut. adj. paradoxum, incredible, referring to the unusual property of sporulated cells to be highly motile

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 51510; CIP 105527; DSM 7308; JW-YL-7

16S rRNA gene: Z69942 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Li Y, Mandelco L, Wiegel J. Isolation and characterization of a moderately thermophilic anaerobic alkaliphile, Clostridium paradoxum sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1993; 43:450-460.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 43, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:866.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Li Y, Mandelco L, Wiegel J. Isolation and characterization of a moderately thermophilic anaerobic alkaliphile, Clostridium paradoxum sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1993; 43:450-460.

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