Species Clostridium polysaccharolyticum

Name: Clostridium polysaccharolyticum (van Gylswyk 1981) van Gylswyk et al. 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Fusobacterium polysaccharolyticum van Gylswyk 1981

Etymology: poly.sac.cha.ro.ly’ti.cum Gr. adj. polu, many; Gr. neut. n. sakchâr, sugar; N.L. neut. adj. lyticum, able to loose, able to dissolve; from Gr. neut. adj. lytikon, able to loose, dissolving; N.L. neut. adj. polysaccharolyticum, degrading several polysaccharides

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 33142; B; DSM 1801

16S rRNA gene: X77839 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Van Gylswyk NO, Morris EJ, Els HJ. Sporulation and cell wall structure of Clostridium polysaccharolyticum comb. nov. (formerly Fusobacterium polysaccharolyticum). J. Gen. Microbiol. 1980; 121:491-493.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 10. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1983; 33:438-440.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Van Gylswyk NO, Morris EJ, Els HJ. Sporulation and cell wall structure of Clostridium polysaccharolyticum comb. nov. (formerly Fusobacterium polysaccharolyticum). J. Gen. Microbiol. 1980; 121:491-493.

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