Species Bacillus anthracis

Name: Bacillus anthracis Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. anthrax, charcoal, a carbuncle; N.L. n. anthrax, the disease anthrax; N.L. gen. n. anthracis, of anthrax

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 14578; CIP 66.17; NCTC 10340

16S rRNA gene: AB190217 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Cohn F. Untersuchungen über Bakterien. In: Cohn F (eds), Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen 1 (Heft 2), 1872, Max Müller, Breslau, 1875, p. 127-224.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 3

Parent taxon: Bacillus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Cohn F. Untersuchungen über Bakterien. In: Cohn F (eds), Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen 1 (Heft 2), 1872, Max Müller, Breslau, 1875, p. 127-224.

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