Genus Paenibacillus

Name: Paenibacillus Ash et al. 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. adv. paene, almost; L. masc. n. bacillus, a rod and also a bacterial genus name (Bacillus); N.L. masc. n. Paenibacillus, almost a Bacillus

Gender: masculine

Type species: Paenibacillus polymyxa (Prazmowski 1880) Ash et al. 1994

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Ash C, Priest FG, Collins MD. Molecular identification of rRNA group 3 bacilli (Ash, Farrow, Wallbanks and Collins) using a PCR probe test. Proposal for the creation of a new genus Paenibacillus. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 1993; 64:253-260.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 51. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:852.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 253
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 259
Total number of child taxa: 296

Parent taxon: Paenibacillaceae De Vos et al. 2010

Assigned by: De Vos P, Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Family IV. Paenibacillaceae fam. 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. 269.

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