Species Bacillus okhensis

Name: Bacillus okhensis Nowlan et al. 2006

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ok.hen’sis N.L. masc./fem. adj. okhensis, pertaining to Port Okha, a port of the Dwarka region in India, where the type strain was isolated

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC BAA-1137; DSM 23308; JCM 13040; Kh10-101

16S rRNA gene: DQ026060 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Nowlan B, Dodia MS, Singh SP, Patel BK. Bacillus okhensis sp. nov., a halotolerant and alkalitolerant bacterium from an Indian saltpan. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1073-1077.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 56, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1719-1720.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Alkalihalobacillus okhensis (Nowlan et al. 2006) Patel and Gupta 2020

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Bacillus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Nowlan B, Dodia MS, Singh SP, Patel BK. Bacillus okhensis sp. nov., a halotolerant and alkalitolerant bacterium from an Indian saltpan. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1073-1077.

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