Minana-Galbis D, Pinzon DL, Loren JG, Manresa A, Oliart-Ros RM. Reclassification of Geobacillus pallidus (Scholz et al. 1988) Banat et al. 2004 as Aeribacillus pallidus gen. nov., comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1600-1604.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Bacillus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Scholz T, Demharter W, Hensel R, Kandler O. Bacillus pallidus sp. nov., a new thermophilic species from sewage. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1987; 9:91-96.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Geobacillus Nazina et al. 2001.Publication:
Banat IM, Marchant R, Rahman TJ. Geobacillus debilis sp. nov., a novel obligately thermophilic bacterium isolated from a cool soil environment, and reassignment of Bacillus pallidus to Geobacillus pallidus comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:2197-2201.
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