Species Clostridium phytofermentans

Name: Clostridium phytofermentans Warnick et al. 2002

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: fer.men’tans Gr. n. phûton, 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

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 700394; DSM 18823; ISDg

16S rRNA gene: AF020431 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: 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.

IJSEM list: 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.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: 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.

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