Genus Anoxybacillus

Name: Anoxybacillus Pikuta et al. 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. an, without; Gr. adj. oxus, acid or sour and in combined words indicating oxygen; N.L. masc. n. bacillus, small rod; N.L. masc. n. Anoxybacillus, small rod that lives without oxygen

Type species: Anoxybacillus pushchinoensis corrig. Pikuta et al. 2000

Valid publication: Pikuta E, Lysenko A, Chuvilskaya N, Mendrock U, Hippe H, Suzina N, Nikitin D, Osipov G, Laurinavichius K. Anoxybacillus pushchinensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel anaerobic, alkaliphilic, moderately thermophilic bacterium from manure, and description of Anoxybacillus flavitherms comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:2109-2117.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 23
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 23
Total number of child taxa: 25

Parent taxon: Bacillaceae Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Class I. Bacilli class nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 19-20.

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