Name: Amphibacillus cookii Pugin et al. 2012

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. cookii, of Cook, named in honour of Gregory Cook, to recognize his contribution to the microbiology and bioenergetics of extremophiles

Type strains: ATCC BAA-2118; DSM 23721; JW/BP-GSL-QD

16S rRNA gene accession number: HM057160

Valid publication: Pugin B, Blamey JM, Baxter BK, Wiegel J. Amphibacillus cookii sp. nov., a facultatively aerobic, spore-forming, moderately halophilic, alkalithermotolerant bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2090-2096.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Amphibacillus Niimura et al. 1990

Assigned by: Pugin B, Blamey JM, Baxter BK, Wiegel J. Amphibacillus cookii sp. nov., a facultatively aerobic, spore-forming, moderately halophilic, alkalithermotolerant bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2090-2096.

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