Species Clostridium termitidis

Name: Clostridium termitidis Hethener et al. 1992

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ter.mi’ti.dis L. masc. n. termes (gen. termitis), worm that eats wood; N.L. neut. adj. termitidis, pertaining to the termite (sic)

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 51846; CT1112; DSM 5398

16S rRNA gene: FR733680 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Hethener P, Brauman A, Garcia J-L. Clostridium termitidis sp. nov., a cellulolytic bacterium from the gut of the wood-feeding termite, Nasutitermes lujae. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1992; 15:52-58.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 41. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:327-328.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Ruminiclostridium cellobioparum subsp. termitidis (Hethener et al. 1992) Zhang et al. 2018

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Hethener P, Brauman A, Garcia J-L. Clostridium termitidis sp. nov., a cellulolytic bacterium from the gut of the wood-feeding termite, Nasutitermes lujae. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1992; 15:52-58.

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