Species Clostridium thermoalcaliphilum

Name: Clostridium thermoalcaliphilum Li et al. 1994

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. n. alcali, alkali (from the Arabic al the; qaliy, soda ash); N.L. masc. adj. philus, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. philos, on; N.L. neut. adj. thermoalcaliphilum, referring to the organism's optimal growth under alkaline growth conditions at elevated temperatures

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 51508; CIP 105528; DSM 7309; JW/YL23-2

16S rRNA gene: L11304 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Li Y, Engle M, Weiss N, Mandelco L, Wiegel J. Clostridium thermoalcaliphilum sp. nov., an anaerobic and thermotolerant facultative alkaliphile. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:111-118.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 44, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:372.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Li Y, Engle M, Weiss N, Mandelco L, Wiegel J. Clostridium thermoalcaliphilum sp. nov., an anaerobic and thermotolerant facultative alkaliphile. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:111-118.

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