Genus Weizmannia

Name: Weizmannia Gupta et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Weiz.man’ni.a N.L. fem. n. Weizmannia, named in honour of Dr. Chaim Weizmann (1874-1952), a noted biochemist, who later became the first President of the State of Israel, for his pioneering work in the field of industrial fermentation/microbiology

Gender: feminine

Type species: Weizmannia coagulans Gupta et al. 2020

Valid publication: Gupta RS, Patel S, Saini N, Chen S. Robust demarcation of 17 distinct Bacillus species clades, proposed as novel Bacillaceae genera, by phylogenomics and comparative genomic analyses: description of Robertmurraya kyonggiensis sp. nov. and proposal for an emended genus Bacillus limiting it only to the members of the Subtilis and Cereus clades of species. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 0:0.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Bacillaceae Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Patel S, Saini N, Chen S. Robust demarcation of 17 distinct Bacillus species clades, proposed as novel Bacillaceae genera, by phylogenomics and comparative genomic analyses: description of Robertmurraya kyonggiensis sp. nov. and proposal for an emended genus Bacillus limiting it only to the members of the Subtilis and Cereus clades of species. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 0:0.

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