Species Clostridium thermaceticum

Name: Clostridium thermaceticum corrig. Fontaine et al. 1942 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. neut. adj. aceticum, pertaining to vinegar; N.L. neut. adj. thermaceticum, producing acetic acid thermophilically

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 35608; DSM 2955; DSM 521; JCM 9319

16S rRNA gene: AB572912 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Fontaine FE, Peterson WH, McCoy E, Johnson MJ, Ritter GJ. A New Type of Glucose Fermentation by Clostridium thermoaceticum. J Bacteriol 1942; 43:701-715.

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: Moorella thermoacetica (Fontaine et al. 1942) Collins et al. 1994

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Fontaine FE, Peterson WH, McCoy E, Johnson MJ, Ritter GJ. A New Type of Glucose Fermentation by Clostridium thermoaceticum. J Bacteriol 1942; 43:701-715.

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