Name: Rummeliibacillus Vaishampayan et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. n. Rummelius, Rummel; N.L. masc. n. bacillus, a rod, and also a bacterial genus name (Bacillus); N.L. masc. n. Rummeliibacillus, a bacterium close to the genus Bacillus and named in honour of former NASA Planetary Protection Officer Dr John Rummel, an astrobiologist responsible for bringing planetary protection into the public domain

Type species: Rummeliibacillus stabekisii Vaishampayan et al. 2009

Valid publication: Vaishampayan P, Miyashita M, Ohnishi A, Satomi M, Rooney A, La Duc MT, Venkateswaran K. Description of Rummeliibacillus stabekisii gen. nov., sp. nov. and reclassification of Bacillus pycnus Nakamura et al. 2002 as Rummeliibacillus pycnus comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:1094-1099.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: [Bacillales, not assigned to family]

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