a.ci.do.ter.res.tris. L. masc. adj.acidus, acid; L. masc./fem. adj.terrestris, of or belonging to the earth or to the land, terrestrial; N.L. masc./fem. adj.acidoterrestris, acid-loving and isolated from soil
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Bacillusacidoterrestris is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Bacillus.