Species Clostridium pfennigii

Name: Clostridium pfennigii Krumholz and Bryant 1985

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. pfennigii, of Pfennig, named after Norbert Pfennig, who first documented the catabolism of methyl groups of benzenoid compounds by an anaerobic bacterium

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 43583; DSM 3222; V5-2

16S rRNA gene: X77838 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Krumholz LR, Bryant MP. Clostridium pfennigii sp. nov. uses methoxyl groups of monobenzenoids and produces butyrate. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1985; 35:454-456.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Oxobacter pfennigii (Krumholz and Bryant 1985) Collins et al. 1994

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Krumholz LR, Bryant MP. Clostridium pfennigii sp. nov. uses methoxyl groups of monobenzenoids and produces butyrate. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1985; 35:454-456.

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