Clostridium oroticum (Wachsman and Barker) Cato et al.
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Cato EP, et al. Clostridium oroticum comb. nov. amended description. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 18: 9-13, 1968.
Wachsman JT, Barker HA. Characterization of an orotic acid fermenting bacterium, zymobacterium oroticum, nov. gen., nov. spec.. J. Bacteriol. 68: 400-404, 1954. PubMed: 13201543
Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.