Etymology: Li.mi.ba.cil’lus L. masc. n. limus, mud; L. masc. n. bacillus, rod; N.L. masc. n. Limibacillus, a rod-shaped bacterium from mud, referring to the typical habitat of the family and isolation of the type strain from coastal soil
Type species: Limibacillus halophilus Kim et al. 2015
Valid publication: Kim JH, Konkit M, Yoon JH, Kim W. Limibacillus halophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium in the family Rhodospirillaceae isolated from reclaimed land. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:3155-3161.
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
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Limibacillus halophilus Kim et al. 2015||validly published||correct name|
Parent taxon: Rhodovibrionaceae Hördt et al. 2020
Assigned by: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.