Name: Geomicrobium Echigo et al. 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ge.o.mi.cro’bi.um Gr. n. ge, soil; N.L. neut. n. microbium, a microbe; N.L. neut. n. Geomicrobium, a microbe from soil

Type species: Geomicrobium halophilum Echigo et al. 2010

Valid publication: Echigo A, Minegishi H, Mizuki T, Kamekura M, Usami R. Geomicrobium halophilum gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately halophilic and alkaliphilic bacterium isolated from soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:990-995.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: [Bacillales, not assigned to family]

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