Name: Alkalihalobacillus ligniniphilus (Zhu et al. 2014) Patel and Gupta 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Bacillus ligniniphilus Zhu et al. 2014

Etymology: lig.ni.ni’phi.lus N.L. neut. n. ligninum, lignin; N.L. masc. adj. philus, friend, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. philos, on; N.L. masc. adj. ligniniphilus, lignin--loving, isolated as a lignin degrader with lignin as a single carbon source

Gender: masculine

Type strains: DSM 26145; JCM 18543; L1

16S rRNA gene: JQ044788 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Patel S, Gupta RS. A phylogenomic and comparative genomic framework for resolving the polyphyly of the genus Bacillus: Proposal for six new genera of Bacillus species, Peribacillus gen. nov., Cytobacillus gen. nov., Mesobacillus gen. nov., Neobacillus gen. nov., Metabacillus gen. nov. and Alkalihalobacillus gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:406-438.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 70, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2167-2173.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Alkalihalobacillus Patel and Gupta 2020

Assigned by: Patel S, Gupta RS. A phylogenomic and comparative genomic framework for resolving the polyphyly of the genus Bacillus: Proposal for six new genera of Bacillus species, Peribacillus gen. nov., Cytobacillus gen. nov., Mesobacillus gen. nov., Neobacillus gen. nov., Metabacillus gen. nov. and Alkalihalobacillus gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:406-438.

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