Species Clostridium paraperfringens

Name: Clostridium paraperfringens Nakamura et al. 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. para-, beside; L. part. adj. perfringens, a specific epithet; N.L. part. adj. paraperfringens, resembling (Clostridium) perfringens

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 27639; JCM 1382; NCTC 10986

16S rRNA gene: LC007104 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Nakamura S, Tamai K, Nishida S. Criteria for identification of Clostridium perfringens. 6. Clostridium paraperfringens sp. nov. Medical Biology 1970; 80:137-140.

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: synonym

Correct name: Clostridium baratii corrig. (Prévot 1938) Holdeman and Moore 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Nakamura S, Tamai K, Nishida S. Criteria for identification of Clostridium perfringens. 6. Clostridium paraperfringens sp. nov. Medical Biology 1970; 80:137-140.

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