Etymology: N.L. n. Rummelius, Rummel; L. masc. n. bacillus, a rod, and also a bacterial genus name (Bacillus); N.L. masc. n. Rummeliibacillus, a bacterium close to the genus Bacillus and named in honour of former NASA Planetary Protection Officer Dr John Rummel, an astrobiologist responsible for bringing planetary protection into the public domain
Type species: Rummeliibacillus stabekisii Vaishampayan et al. 2009
Valid publication: Vaishampayan P, Miyashita M, Ohnishi A, Satomi M, Rooney A, La Duc MT, Venkateswaran K. Description of Rummeliibacillus stabekisii gen. nov., sp. nov. and reclassification of Bacillus pycnus Nakamura et al. 2002 as Rummeliibacillus pycnus comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:1094-1099.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Rummeliibacillus pycnus (Nakamura et al. 2002) Vaishampayan et al. 2009||validly published||correct name|
|Rummeliibacillus stabekisii Vaishampayan et al. 2009||validly published||correct name|
|Rummeliibacillus suwonensis Her and Kim 2013||validly published||correct name|
Parent taxon: Caryophanaceae Peshkoff 1939 (Approved Lists 1980)
Assigned by: Mual P, Singh NK, Verma A, Schumann P, Krishnamurthi S, Dastager S, Mayilraj S. Reclassification of Bacillus isronensisShivaji et al. 2009 as Solibacillus isronensis comb. nov. and emended description of genus Solibacillus Krishnamurthi et al. 2009. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:2113-2120.