Genus Viridibacillus

Name: Viridibacillus Albert et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Vi.ri.di.ba.cil’lus L. masc./fem. adj. viridis, green; N.L. masc. n. bacillus, rod; N.L. masc. n. Viridibacillus, the green bacillus/rod

Type species: Viridibacillus arvi (Heyrman et al. 2005) Albert et al. 2007

Valid publication: Albert RA, Archambault J, Lempa M, Hurst B, Richardson C, Gruenloh S, Duran M, Worliczek HL, Huber BE, Rossello-Mora R, et al. Proposal of Viridibacillus gen. nov. and reclassification of Bacillus arvi, Bacillus arenosi and Bacillus neidei as Viridibacillus arvi gen. nov., comb. nov., Viridibacillus arenosi comb. nov. and Viridibacillus neidei comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2729-2737.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Bacillaceae Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Albert RA, Archambault J, Lempa M, Hurst B, Richardson C, Gruenloh S, Duran M, Worliczek HL, Huber BE, Rossello-Mora R, et al. Proposal of Viridibacillus gen. nov. and reclassification of Bacillus arvi, Bacillus arenosi and Bacillus neidei as Viridibacillus arvi gen. nov., comb. nov., Viridibacillus arenosi comb. nov. and Viridibacillus neidei comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2729-2737.

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