en.do.lith.i’cus. Gr. pref.endo-, in, within; Gr. masc./fem. n.lithos, stone; L. adj. suff.-icus -a -um, suffix used in adjectives with the sense of belonging to; N.L. masc. adj.endolithicus, growing within stone
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Bacillusendolithicus 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.