Name: Hungateiclostridium thermocellum (Viljoen et al. 1926) Zhang et al. 2018

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Clostridium thermocellum Viljoen et al. 1926 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: ther.mo.cel’lum Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. neut. n. cellulosum, cellulose; N.L. neut. adj. thermocellum, a thermophile that digests cellulose

Type strains: ATCC 27405; DSM 1237; JCM 9322; LMG 10435; NBRC 103400; NRRL B-4536

16S rRNA gene: AB558166 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Zhang X, Tu B, Dai LR, Lawson PA, Zheng ZZ, Liu LY, Deng Y, Zhang H, Cheng L. Petroclostridium xylanilyticum gen. nov., sp. nov., a xylan-degrading bacterium isolated from an oilfield, and reclassification of clostridial cluster III members into four novel genera in a new Hungateiclostridiaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3197-3211.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 68, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:10-12.

Nomenclatural status: validly published, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Acetivibrio thermocellus (Viljoen et al. 1926) Tindall 2019

Parent taxon: Hungateiclostridium Zhang et al. 2018

Assigned by: Zhang X, Tu B, Dai LR, Lawson PA, Zheng ZZ, Liu LY, Deng Y, Zhang H, Cheng L. Petroclostridium xylanilyticum gen. nov., sp. nov., a xylan-degrading bacterium isolated from an oilfield, and reclassification of clostridial cluster III members into four novel genera in a new Hungateiclostridiaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3197-3211.

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