Genus Aquibacillus

Name: Aquibacillus Amoozegar et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: A.qui.ba.cil’lus L. fem. n. aqua, water; N.L. masc. n. bacillus, a rod and also a bacterial genus name (Bacillus); N.L. masc. n. Aquibacillus, a rod belonging to the family Bacillaceae and isolated from water

Type species: Aquibacillus albus (Zhang et al. 2013) Amoozegar et al. 2014

Valid publication: Amoozegar MA, Bagheri M, Didari M, Mehrshad M, Schumann P, Sproer C, Sanchez-Porro C, Ventosa A. Aquibacillus halophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium from a hypersaline lake, and reclassification of Virgibacillus koreensis as Aquibacillus koreensis comb. nov. and Virgibacillus albus as Aquibacillus albus comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3616-3623.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:323-324.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Bacillaceae Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Amoozegar MA, Bagheri M, Didari M, Mehrshad M, Schumann P, Sproer C, Sanchez-Porro C, Ventosa A. Aquibacillus halophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium from a hypersaline lake, and reclassification of Virgibacillus koreensis as Aquibacillus koreensis comb. nov. and Virgibacillus albus as Aquibacillus albus comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3616-3623.

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