Species Clostridium spiroforme

Name: Clostridium spiroforme Kaneuchi et al. 1979 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. speƮra, a coil; L. neut. adj. suff. -forme, of the shape of; N.L. neut. adj. spiroforme, in the shape of a coil

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 29900; CCUG 46510; CIP 106966; DSM 1552; JCM 1432; NCTC 11211; VPI C28-23-1A

16S rRNA gene: HM245952 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Kaneuchi C, Miyazato T, Shinjo T, Mitsuoka T. Taxonomic study of helically coiled, sporeforming anaerobes isolated from the intestines of humans and other animals: Clostridium cocleatum sp. nov. and Costridium spiroforme sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1979; 29:1-12.

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: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Kaneuchi C, Miyazato T, Shinjo T, Mitsuoka T. Taxonomic study of helically coiled, sporeforming anaerobes isolated from the intestines of humans and other animals: Clostridium cocleatum sp. nov. and Costridium spiroforme sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1979; 29:1-12.

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