Species Clostridium sphenoides

Name: Clostridium sphenoides (Douglas et al. 1919) Bergey et al. 1923 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacillus sphenoides" Douglas et al. 1919

Etymology: sphe.no’i.des Gr. n. sphên sphênos, wedge; Gr. adj. suff. -oides, ressembling, similar; from Gr. suff. eides, resembling, similar; from Gr. neut. n. eidos, that which is seen, form, shape, figure; N.L. adj. sphenoides, wedge-shaped

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 19403; CIP 104283; DSM 632; JCM 1415; LMG 10390; NCCB 77027; NCIB 10627; NCTC 507; strain Thorlby

16S rRNA gene: HM245951 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Bergey DH, Harrison FC, Breed RS, Hammer BW, Huntoon FM. Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 1st ed. The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1923.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Lacrimispora sphenoides (Douglas et al. 1919) Haas and Blanchard 2020

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Bergey DH, Harrison FC, Breed RS, Hammer BW, Huntoon FM. Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 1st ed. The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1923.

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