Species Bacillus ligniniphilus

Name: Bacillus ligniniphilus Zhu et al. 2014

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: lig.ni.ni’phi.lus N.L. neut. n. ligninum, lignin; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. masc. adj. ligniniphilus, lignin-loving, isolated as a lignin degrader with lignin as a single carbon source

Gender: masculine

Type strains: DSM 26145; JCM 18543; L1

16S rRNA gene: JQ044788 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Zhu D, Tanabe SH, Xie C, Honda D, Sun J, Ai L. Bacillus ligniniphilus sp. nov., an alkaliphilic and halotolerant bacterium isolated from sediments of the South China Sea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1712-1717.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2509-2511.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Alkalihalobacillus ligniniphilus (Zhu et al. 2014) Patel and Gupta 2020

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Bacillus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Zhu D, Tanabe SH, Xie C, Honda D, Sun J, Ai L. Bacillus ligniniphilus sp. nov., an alkaliphilic and halotolerant bacterium isolated from sediments of the South China Sea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1712-1717.

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