Name:Clostridiumphytofermentans Warnick et al. 2002
Proposed as: sp. nov.
phy.to.fer.men.tans. Gr. neut. n.phyton, plant; L. pres. part.fermentans, fermenting; N.L. part. adj.phytofermentans, plant-fermenting, referring to the wide range of plant polysaccharides that this organism is capable of utilizing as growth substrate
Warnick TA, Methe BA, Leschine SB. Clostridium phytofermentans sp. nov., a cellulolytic mesophile from forest soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1155-1160.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1439-1440.
validly published under the ICNP
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is -0.11055 (N = 43).
According to Ludwig et al. (2021), this "species is susceptible to being reclassified among Lachnospiraceae and as a new genus ".Publication:
Ludwig W, Viver T, Westram R, Francisco Gago J, Bustos-Caparros E, Knittel K, Amann R, Rossello-Mora R. Release LTP_12_2020, featuring a new ARB alignment and improved 16S rRNA tree for prokaryotic type strains. Syst Appl Microbiol 2021; 44:126218.
According to Rules 27(3) and 30, this name is not validly published, because the original publication makes reference to the deposit of the type strain in a single recognized culture collection. However, according to the Judicial Opinion 81, Clostridium phytofermentans Warnick et al. 2002 is considered to be validly published, since deposit in a second culture collection in a different country has been documented.Publication:
Euzeby JP, Tindall BJ. Status of strains that contravene Rules 27(3) and 30 of the Bacteriological Code. Request for an opinion. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:293-301.