koch’i.i. N.L. gen. masc. n.kochii, of Koch, named in honour of the famous microbiologist, Robert Koch, with great merit in Bacillus anthracis research, to commemorate the centenary of his death on 27 May 1910
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Bacilluskochii 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.