Species Bacillus megaterium

Name: Bacillus megaterium de Bary 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: me.ga.te’ri.um Gr. adj. megas, large; Gr. n. teras -atis, monster, beast; N.L. n. megaterium, big beast

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 14581; BCRC 10608; CCM 2007; CCRC 10608; CCUG 1817; CIP 66.20; DSM 32; HAMBI 2018; IAM 13418; IFO 15308; JCM 2506; KCTC 3007; LMG 7127; NBRC 15308; NCCB 75016; NCIMB 9376; NCTC 10342; NRIC 1710; NRRL B-14308; VKM B-512

16S rRNA gene: AF311995 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: De Bary A. Vergleichende Morphologie und Biologie der Pilze, Mycetozoen und Bacterien. Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig, 1884.

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: De Bary A. Vergleichende Morphologie und Biologie der Pilze, Mycetozoen und Bacterien. Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig, 1884.

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