Genus Amphibacillus

Name: Amphibacillus Niimura et al. 1990

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’lus. Gr. prep. amphi, both sides or double; L. masc. n. bacillus, a small rod; N.L. masc. n. Amphibacillus, rod capable of both aerobic and anaerobic growth

Gender: masculine (stem: Amphibacill-)

Type species: Amphibacillus xylanus Niimura et al. 1990

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Niimura Y, Koh E, Yanagida F, Suzuki KI, Komagata K, Kozaki M. Amphibacillus xylanus gen. nov., sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic sporeforming xylan-digesting bacterium which lacks cytochrome, quinone, and catalase. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1990; 40:297-301.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 8
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 9
Total number of child taxa: 10

Parent taxon: Bacillaceae Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Hirota K, Aino K, Nodasaka Y, Morita N, Yumoto I. Amphibacillus indicireducens sp. nov., an alkaliphile that reduces an indigo dye. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:464-469.

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Record number: 516968
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