al.ca.lo’phi.lus. French masc. n.alcali, alkali (from the Arabic al the; qaliy soda ash); N.L. adj.philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. [φίλος -η -ον]philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. masc. adj.alcalophilus, liking alkaline (media)
Vedder A. Bacillus alcalophilus n. sp.; benevens enkele ervaringen met sterk alcalische voedingsbodems. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek Journal of Microbiology and Serology 1934; 1:141-147.
Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.
validly published under the ICNP
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Nielsen et al. 1995
Nielsen P, Fritze D, Priest FG. Phenetic diversity of alkaliphilic Bacillus strains: proposal for nine new species. Microbiology 1995; 141:1745-1761. Notes:
As of 2020-05-28 this emendation was not yet included in an IJSEM List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion.
Bacillusalcalophilus 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.