Species Clostridium puniceum

Name: Clostridium puniceum Lund et al. 1981

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. adj. puniceum, purplish, referring to pink color of colonies on potato infusion agar

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 43978; BL 70/20; DSM 2619; ICMP 12529; NCIB 11596; NCIMB 11596

16S rRNA gene: X73444 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Lund BM, Brocklehurst TF, Wyatt GM. Characterization of strains of Clostridium puniceum sp. nov., a pink-pigmented, pectolytic bacterium. J. Gen. Microbiol. 1981; 122:17-26.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 6. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1981; 31:215-218.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Lund BM, Brocklehurst TF, Wyatt GM. Characterization of strains of Clostridium puniceum sp. nov., a pink-pigmented, pectolytic bacterium. J. Gen. Microbiol. 1981; 122:17-26.

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