Species Bacillus licheniformis

Name: Bacillus licheniformis (Weigmann 1898) Chester 1901 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Clostridium licheniforme" Weigmann 1898

Etymology: Gr. n. lichen, lichen; L. masc./fem. adj. suff. -formis, -like, in the shape of; from L. fem. n. forma, figure, shape, appearance; N.L. masc./fem. adj. licheniformis, lichen-shaped

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 14580; BCRC 11702; CCM 2145; CCRC 11702; CCUG 7422; CFBP 4227; CIP 52.71; DSM 13; HAMBI 1823; IAM 13417; IFO 12200; JCM 2505; KCTC 1753; KCTC 1918; LMG 12363; LMG 12407; LMG 6933; NBRC 12200; NCAIM B.01470; NCCB 50016; NCCB 75015; NCDO 1772; NCIMB 9375; NCTC 10341; NRRL NRS-1264; VKM B-511

16S rRNA gene: MH064351 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Chester FD. A Manual of Determinative Bacteriology. The MacMillan Co., New York, 1901.

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: 1

Parent taxon: Bacillus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Chester FD. A Manual of Determinative Bacteriology. The MacMillan Co., New York, 1901.

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