Genus Gracilibacillus

Name: Gracilibacillus Wainø et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: gra’ci.lis Gra.ci.li.ba.cil’lus L. masc./fem. adj. gracilis, slender; L. masc. n. bacillus, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Gracilibacillus, the slender bacillus/rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Gracilibacillus halotolerans Wainø et al. 1999

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Waino M, Tindall BJ, Schumann P, Ingvorsen K. Gracilibacillus gen. nov., with description of Gracilibacillus halotolerans gen. nov., sp. nov.; transfer of Bacillus dipsosauri to Gracilibacillus dipsosauri comb. nov., and Bacillus salexigens to the genus Salibacillus gen. nov., as Salibacillus salexigens comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:821-831.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 49, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:937-939.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 14
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 14
Total number of child taxa: 22

Parent taxon: Bacillaceae Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Chen YG, Cui XL, Zhang YQ, Li WJ, Wang YX, Xu LH, Peng Q, Wen ML, Jiang CL. Gracilibacillus halophilus sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from saline soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2403-2408.

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