Genus Brevibacillus

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Number of species cited in this file: 20
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Brevibacillus Shida et al. 1996, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Brevibacillus brevis (Migula 1900) Shida et al. 1996.
Etymology: L. adj. brevis, short; L. dim. n. bacillus, small rod; N.L. masc. n. Brevibacillus, short, small rod.
Reference: SHIDA (O.), TAKAGI (H.), KADOWAKI (K.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Proposal for two new genera, Brevibacillus gen. nov. and Aneurinibacillus gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 939-946.
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Brevibacillus agri (Nakamura 1993) Shida et al. 1996, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 51663 = CCUG 31345 = CIP 104002 = DSM 6348 = IFO (now NBRC) 15538 = JCM 9067 = LMG 15103 = NRRL NRS-1219.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB112716.
Basonym: ¤ Bacillus agri (ex Laubach and Rice 1916) Nakamura 1993.
Heterotypic synonym: ¤ Bacillus galactophilus Takagi et al. 1993.
Other synonym: "Bacillus agri" Laubach and Rice 1916.
Etymology: L. gen. n. agri, of a field.
Reference: SHIDA (O.), TAKAGI (H.), KADOWAKI (K.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Proposal for two new genera, Brevibacillus gen. nov. and Aneurinibacillus gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 939-946.
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Brevibacillus aydinogluensis Inan et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain PDF25 = DSM 24395 = LMG 26289.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ419073.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. aydinogluensis, of or belonging to Aydinoglu, ancient name of Selçuk and the surrounding area.
Reference: INAN (K.), CANAKCI (S.), BELDUZ (A.O.) and SAHIN (F.): Brevibacillus aydinogluensis sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic bacterium isolated from Karakoc hot spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 849-855.
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Brevibacillus borstelensis (Shida et al. 1995) Shida et al. 1996, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 51668 = CIP 104545 = DSM 6347 = IFO (now NBRC) 15714 = JCM 9022 = LMG 16009 = NRRL NRS-818.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB112721.
Basonym: ¤ Bacillus borstelensis (ex Porter) Shida et al. 1995.
Other synonym: "Bacillus borstelensis" Porter.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. borstelensis, pertaining to Borstel, Germany, where it was isolated.
Reference: SHIDA (O.), TAKAGI (H.), KADOWAKI (K.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Proposal for two new genera, Brevibacillus gen. nov. and Aneurinibacillus gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 939-946.
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Brevibacillus brevis (Migula 1900) Shida et al. 1996, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 8246 = CCM 2050 = BCRC (formerly CCRC) 14682 = CCUG 7413 = CIP 52.86 = DSM 30 = HAMBI 1883 = IFO (now NBRC) 15304 = JCM 2503 = LMG 7123 = NCCB 48009 = NCIMB 9372 = NCTC 2611 = NRRL B-14602 = NRRL NRS-604 = VKM B-503.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB271756.
Basonym: ¤ Bacillus brevis Migula 1900 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. masc. adj. brevis, short.
Reference: SHIDA (O.), TAKAGI (H.), KADOWAKI (K.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Proposal for two new genera, Brevibacillus gen. nov. and Aneurinibacillus gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 939-946.
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Brevibacillus centrosporus (Nakamura 1993) Shida et al. 1996, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 51661 = CCUG 31347 = CIP 104003 = DSM 8445 = IFO (now NBRC) 15540 = JCM 9071 = LMG 15106 = NRRL NRS-664.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D78458.
Basonym: ¤ Bacillus centrosporus (ex Ford 1916) Nakamura 1993.
Other synonym: "Bacillus centrosporus" Ford 1916.
Etymology: L. n. centrum, the center; N.L. n. spora (from Gr. n. spora), a seed and in biology a spore; N.L. masc. adj. centrosporus, with a central spore.
Reference: SHIDA (O.), TAKAGI (H.), KADOWAKI (K.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Proposal for two new genera, Brevibacillus gen. nov. and Aneurinibacillus gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 939-946.
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Brevibacillus choshinensis (Takagi et al. 1993) Shida et al. 1996, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain HPD52 = ATCC 51359 = CIP 103838 = DSM 8552 = IFO (now NBRC) 15518 = JCM 8505 = LMG 15968 = NCIMB 13345 = NRRL B-23247.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB112713.
Basonym: ¤ Bacillus choshinensis Takagi et al. 1993.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. choshinensis, pertaining to Choshi, Japan, where it was isolated.
Reference: SHIDA (O.), TAKAGI (H.), KADOWAKI (K.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Proposal for two new genera, Brevibacillus gen. nov. and Aneurinibacillus gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 939-946.
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Brevibacillus fluminis Choi et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CJ71 = JCM 15716 = KACC 13381.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU375457.
Etymology: L. gen. n. fluminis, of a river.
Reference: CHOI (M.J.), BAE (J.Y.), KIM (K.Y.), KANG (H.) and CHA (C.J.): Brevibacillus fluminis sp. nov., isolated from sediment of estuarine wetland. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1595-1599.
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Brevibacillus formosus (Shida et al. 1995) Shida et al. 1996, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain F12 = ATCC 51669 = CIP 104544 = DSM 9885 = IFO (now NBRC) 15716 = JCM 9169 = LMG 16010 = NRRL NRS-863.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB112712.
Basonym: ¤ Bacillus formosus (ex Porter) Shida et al. 1995.
Other synonym: "Bacillus formosus" Porter.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. formosus, beautiful.
Reference: SHIDA (O.), TAKAGI (H.), KADOWAKI (K.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Proposal for two new genera, Brevibacillus gen. nov. and Aneurinibacillus gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 939-946.
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Brevibacillus fulvus Hatayama et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) K2814=JCM 18162=ATCC BAA-2417=DSM 25523.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AB688095.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: N/A.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. fulvus, tawny, and by extension brown, reflecting the colour of colonies.
Source: Environmental.
Reference: HATAYAMA, K., SHOUN, H., UEDA, Y. and NAKAMURA, A. 2014. Brevibacillus fulvus sp. nov., isolated from a compost pile. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 506-512.
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Brevibacillus ginsengisoli Baek et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Gsoil 3088 = KCTC 13938 = LMG 23403.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB245376.
Etymology: N.L. n. ginsengum, ginseng; L. n. solum, soil; N.L. gen. n. ginsengisoli, of the soil of a ginseng field, the source of the organism.
Reference: BAEK (S.H.), IM (W.T.), OH (H.W.), LEE (J.S.), OH (H.M.) and LEE (S.T.): Brevibacillus ginsengisoli sp. nov., a denitrifying bacterium isolated from soil of a ginseng field. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2665-2669.
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Brevibacillus invocatus Logan et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain B2156 = CIP 106911 = JCM 12215 = LMG 18962 = NCIMB 13772.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF378232.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. invocatus, uninvited, referring to the isolation of strains of this organism as contaminants of an industrial fermentation.
Reference: LOGAN (N.A.), FORSYTH (G.), LEBBE (L.), GORIS (J.), HEYNDRICKX (M.), BALCAEN (A.), VERHELST (A.), FALSEN (E.), LJUNGH (Å.), HANSSON (H.B.) and DE VOS (P.): Polyphasic identification of Bacillus and Brevibacillus strains from clinical, dairy and industrial specimens and proposal of Brevibacillus invocatus sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 953-966.
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Note: The specific epithet is a Latin adjective, not a Neo-Latin adjective as cited by Logan et al. 2002.

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Brevibacillus laterosporus (Laubach 1916) Shida et al. 1996, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 4517 = ATCC 64 = ATCC 8248 = CCM 2116 = BCRC (formerly CCRC) 10607 = CCUG 7421 = CFBP 4222 = CIP 52.83 = DSM 25 = HAMBI 1882 = IAM 12465 = IFO (now NBRC) 15654 = JCM 2496 = LMG 6931 = LMG 16000 = NCCB 75013 = NCCB 48016 = NCIMB 8213 = NCIMB 9367 (formerly NCDO 1763) = NCTC 6357 = NRRL NRS-314 = NRRL NRS-340 = VKM B-499.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D16271.
Basonym: ¤ Bacillus laterosporus Laubach 1916 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. n. latus lateris, the side; N.L. n. spora (from Gr. n. spora), a seed and in biology a spore; N.L. masc. adj. laterosporus, with lateral spores.
Reference: SHIDA (O.), TAKAGI (H.), KADOWAKI (K.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Proposal for two new genera, Brevibacillus gen. nov. and Aneurinibacillus gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 939-946.
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Brevibacillus levickii Allan et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Logan B-1657 = CIP 108307 = LMG 22481.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ715378.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. levickii, of Levick, named after G. Murray Levick, surgeon and biological scientist of Captain R. F. Scott's Northern Party, the first scientific expedition to visit the vicinity of Mt Melbourne in 1912.
Reference: ALLAN (R.N.), LEBBE (L.), HEYRMAN (J.), DE VOS (P.), BUCHANAN (C.J.) and LOGAN (A.): Brevibacillus levickii sp. nov. and Aneurinibacillus terranovensis sp. nov., two novel thermoacidophiles isolated from geothermal soils of northern Victoria Land, Antarctica. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1039-1050.
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Note: The specific epithet, levickii, is a neo-Latin noun, not a neo-Latin adjective as cited in the paper by Allan et al. 2005.

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Brevibacillus limnophilus Goto et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain DSM 6472 = NRRL NRS-887.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB112717.
Etymology: Gr. n. limnos, lake; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. limnophilus, lake-loving.
Reference: GOTO (K.), FUJITA (R.), KATO (Y.), ASAHARA (M.) and YOKOTA (A.): Reclassification of Brevibacillus brevis strains NCIMB 13288 and DSM 6472 (= NRRL NRS-887) as Aneurinibacillus danicus sp. nov. and Brevibacillus limnophilus sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 419-427.
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Brevibacillus massiliensis Hugon et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) phR=CSUR P177=DSM 25447 .
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JN837488.
Etymology: L. gen. masc. n. massiliensis, pertaining to Massilia, the ancient Roman name for Marseille, France, where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Clinical.
Valid publication: VALIDATION LIST no. 153. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63 (2013), 3131-3134.
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Effective publication: HUGON, P., MISHRA, A. K., NGUYEN, T.-T., RAOULT, D. and FOURNIER, P.-E. 2013. Non-contiguous finished genome sequence and description of Brevibacillus massiliensis sp. nov. Stand. Genomic Sci., 8, 1-14.
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Brevibacillus nitrificans Takebe et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain DA2 = JCM 15774 = NCIMB 14531.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB507254.
Etymology: N.L. part. adj. nitrificans, nitrifying, owing to the fact that the isolate possesses nitrification activity.
Reference: TAKEBE (F.), HIROTA (K.), NODASAKA (Y.) and YUMOTO (I.): Brevibacillus nitrificans sp. nov., a nitrifying bacterium isolated from a microbiological agent for enhancing microbial digestion in sewage treatment tanks. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2121-2126.
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Brevibacillus panacihumi Kim et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain DCY35 = JCM 15085 = KCTC 13206.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU383033.
Etymology: N.L. n. Panax -acis, scientific name of ginseng; L. n. humus, soil; N.L. gen. n. panacihumi, of soil of a ginseng field.
Reference: KIM (M.K.), SATHIYARAJ (S.), PULLA (R.K.) and YANG (D.C.): Brevibacillus panacihumi sp. nov., a β-glucosidase-producing bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1227-1231.
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Brevibacillus parabrevis (Takagi et al. 1993) Shida et al. 1996, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 10027 = CIP 103840 = DSM 8376 = IFO (now NBRC) 12334 = JCM 8506 = LMG 15971 = NCIMB 13346 = NRRL NRS-605 = NRRL NRS-815.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB112714.
Basonym: ¤ Bacillus parabrevis Takagi et al. 1993.
Etymology: Gr. prep. para, alongside of, like; L. adj. brevis, short, and also a bacterial specific epithet; N.L. masc. adj. parabrevis, brevis-like, referring to Bacillus (now Brevibacillus) brevis.
Reference: SHIDA (O.), TAKAGI (H.), KADOWAKI (K.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Proposal for two new genera, Brevibacillus gen. nov. and Aneurinibacillus gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 939-946.
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Brevibacillus reuszeri (Shida et al. 1995) Shida et al. 1996, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain H.W. Reuszer Army strain 39 = ATCC 51665 = CIP 104543 = DSM 9887 = IFO (now NBRC) 15719 = JCM 9170 = LMG 16012 = NRRL NRS-1206.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB112715.
Basonym: ¤ Bacillus reuszeri Shida et al. 1995.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. reuszeri, of Reuszer, referring to H.W. Reuszer who isolated the organism.
Reference: SHIDA (O.), TAKAGI (H.), KADOWAKI (K.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Proposal for two new genera, Brevibacillus gen. nov. and Aneurinibacillus gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 939-946.
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Brevibacillus thermoruber (Manachini et al. 1985) Shida et al. 1996, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain BT2 = MIM 30.8.38 = CIP 105255 = CIP 105298 = DSM 7064 = HAMBI 2105 = LMG 16910.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Z26921.
Basonym: ¤ Bacillus thermoruber (ex Guicciardi et al. 1968) Manachini et al. 1985.
Other synonym: "Bacillus thermoruber" Guicciardi et al. 1968.
Etymology: Gr. n. thermê, heat; L. adj. ruber, red; N.L. masc. adj. thermoruber, heat-loving and red-pigment producing.
Reference: SHIDA (O.), TAKAGI (H.), KADOWAKI (K.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Proposal for two new genera, Brevibacillus gen. nov. and Aneurinibacillus gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 939-946.
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