pa.ra.fle’xus. Gr. pref. [πάρα-]para-, beside, alongside, near, like; L. masc. perf. part.flexus, flexible, and also a specific epithet; N.L. masc. part. adj.paraflexus, near Bacillus flexus
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Bacillusparaflexus 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.