Genus Alkalilactibacillus

Name: Alkalilactibacillus Schmidt et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Al.ka.li.lacti.ba’cil.lus N.L. neut. n. alkali, alkali, (from Arabic article al, the; Arabic n. qaliy, ashes of saltwort); L. gen. neut. n. lactis, milk; N.L. masc. n. bacillus, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Alkalilactibacillus, milk (lactose)-degrading rod living under alkaline conditions

Type species: Alkalilactibacillus ikkensis Schmidt et al. 2016

Effective publication: Schmidt M, Priemé A, Johansen A, Stougaard P. Alkalilactibacillus ikkensis, gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel enzyme-producing bacterium from a cold an alkaline environment in Greenland. Extremophiles 2012; 16:297-305.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 172. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4299-4305.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Bacillaceae Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Schmidt M, Priemé A, Johansen A, Stougaard P. Alkalilactibacillus ikkensis, gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel enzyme-producing bacterium from a cold an alkaline environment in Greenland. Extremophiles 2012; 16:297-305.

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