Species Bacillus spizizenii

Name: Bacillus spizizenii (Nakamura et al. 1999) Dunlap et al. 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Bacillus subtilis subsp. spizizenii Nakamura et al. 1999

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. spizizenii, named after the American bacteriologist J. Spizizen, whose seminal studies of Bacillus subtilis made this species a model organism of bacterial genetics

Gender: masculine

Type strains: BCRC 17366; CIP 106094; DSM 15029; LMG 19156; NBRC 101239; NRRL B-23049; TU-­B-10

16S rRNA gene: EU138464 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Dunlap CA, Bowman MJ, Zeigler DR. Promotion of Bacillus subtilis subsp. inaquosorum, Bacillus subtilis subsp. spizizenii and Bacillus subtilis subsp. stercoris to species status. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2020; 113:1-12.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 193. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2960-2966.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Bacillus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Dunlap CA, Bowman MJ, Zeigler DR. Promotion of Bacillus subtilis subsp. inaquosorum, Bacillus subtilis subsp. spizizenii and Bacillus subtilis subsp. stercoris to species status. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2020; 113:1-12.

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