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

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

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

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. fem. adj. acetica, pertaining to vinegar; N.L. fem. adj. thermoacetica, producing acetic acid thermophilically

Gender: feminine

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

16S rRNA gene: AB572912 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Collins MD, Lawson PA, Willems A, Cordoba JJ, Fernandez-Garayzabal J, Garcia P, Cai J, Hippe H, Farrow JA. The phylogeny of the genus Clostridium: proposal of five new genera and eleven new species combinations. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:812-826.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 44, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:199-200.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Moorella Collins et al. 1994

Assigned by: Collins MD, Lawson PA, Willems A, Cordoba JJ, Fernandez-Garayzabal J, Garcia P, Cai J, Hippe H, Farrow JA. The phylogeny of the genus Clostridium: proposal of five new genera and eleven new species combinations. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:812-826.

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