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Genus Paraclostridium

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Paraclostridium Sasi Jyothsna et al. 2016, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Paraclostridium bifermentans Sasi Jyothsna et al. 2016.
Etymology: Gr. prep. para, next to, resembling; N.L. neut. n. Clostridium, a bacterial genus; N.L. neut. n. Paraclostridium, next to Clostridium.
Valid publication: Sasi Jyothsna, T. S., Tushar, L., Sasikala, Ch. and Ramana, Ch. V. 2016. Paraclostridium benzoelyticum gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from marine sediment and reclassification of Clostridium bifermentans as Paraclostridium bifermentans comb. nov. Proposal of a new genus Paeniclostridium gen. nov. to accommodate Clostridium sordellii and Clostridium ghonii. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 1268-1274; erratum, 2459.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Paraclostridium benzoelyticum Sasi Jyothsna et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JC272=KCTC 15476=LMG 28745.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: LN846800.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: N.L. n. benzoe (from Ar. luban dschawi), benzoic resin; N.L. adj. lyticum (from Gr. adj. lytikos), dissolving; N.L. neut. adj. benzoelyticum, degrading benzoate.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: Sasi Jyothsna, T. S., Tushar, L., Sasikala, Ch. and Ramana, Ch. V. 2016. Paraclostridium benzoelyticum gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from marine sediment and reclassification of Clostridium bifermentans as Paraclostridium bifermentans comb. nov. Proposal of a new genus Paeniclostridium gen. nov. to accommodate Clostridium sordellii and Clostridium ghonii. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 1268-1274; erratum, 2459.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Paraclostridium bifermentans Sasi Jyothsna et al. 2016, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 638= CCUG 36626 = BCRC (formerly CCRC) 14542 = CIP 104309 = DSM 14991 = JCM 1386 = NCIMB 10716 = NCTC 13019.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AB075769.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Basonym: ¤ Clostridium bifermentans Weinberg and Séguin 1918.
Etymology: L. pref. bis, twice; L. part. adj. fermentans, fermenting; N.L. part. adj. bifermentans, fermenting both carbohydrates and amino acids.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: Sasi Jyothsna, T. S., Tushar, L., Sasikala, Ch. and Ramana, Ch. V. 2016. Paraclostridium benzoelyticum gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from marine sediment and reclassification of Clostridium bifermentans as Paraclostridium bifermentans comb. nov. Proposal of a new genus Paeniclostridium gen. nov. to accommodate Clostridium sordellii and Clostridium ghonii. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 1268-1274; erratum, 2459.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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