Name: Exiguobacterium Collins et al. 1984

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. exiguus, short, small; L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Exiguobacterium, small rod

Type species: Exiguobacterium aurantiacum Collins et al. 1984

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Collins MD, Lund BM, Farrow JAE, Schleifer KH. Chemotaxonomic study of an alkalophilic bacterium, Exiguobacterium aurantiacum gen. nov., sp. nov. J. Gen. Microbiol. 1983; 129:2037-2042.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 13. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1984; 34:91-92.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 17
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 17
Total number of child taxa: 18

Parent taxon: [Bacillales, not assigned to family]

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