pseu.do.fir’mus. Gr. masc./fem. adj.pseudês, false; L. masc. adj.firmus, strong, firm, and also specific epithet; N.L. masc. adj.pseudofirmus, false fimus referring to physiological similarities to Bacillus firmus
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Bacilluspseudofirmus 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.