ber’ke.ley.i. N.L. gen. masc. n.berkeleyi, of Berkeley, named after Roger C. W. Berkeley (1937-2010), who is the famous English microbiologist who greatly contributed to the Bacillus taxonomy
Nedashkovskaya OI, Van Trappen S, Frolova GM, De Vos P. Bacillus berkeleyi sp. nov., isolated from the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus intermedius. Arch Microbiol 2012; 194:215-221.
Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 145. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1017-1019.
validly published under the ICNP
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Bacillusberkeleyi 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.