Species Clostridium thermosaccharolyticum

Name: Clostridium thermosaccharolyticum McClung 1935 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; Gr. neut. n. sakchâr, sugar; N.L. neut. adj. lyticum, able to loose able to dissolve; from Gr. neut. adj. lytikon, able to loose, dissolving; N.L. neut. adj. thermosaccharolyticum, referring to thermophilic and sugar-dissolving

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 7956; DSM 571; HAMBI 2225; LMG 2811

16S rRNA gene: M59119 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: McClung LS. Studies on Anaerobic Bacteria: IV. Taxonomy of Cultures of a Thermophilic Species Causing "Swells" of Canned Foods. J Bacteriol 1935; 29:189-203.

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: McClung LS. Studies on Anaerobic Bacteria: IV. Taxonomy of Cultures of a Thermophilic Species Causing "Swells" of Canned Foods. J Bacteriol 1935; 29:189-203.

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