Species Bacillus thuringiensis

Name: Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner 1915 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc./fem. adj. thuringiensis, pertaining to Thuringia, the German province from where the organism was first isolated

Type strains: ATCC 10792; CCUG 7429; CIP 53.137; DSM 2046; HAMBI 478; JCM 20386; LMG 7138; NBRC 101235; NCAIM B.01292; NCCB 70008; NRRL HD-735; VKM B-1544

16S rRNA gene: AJ841875 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Berliner E. Über die Schlaffsucht der Mehlmottenraupe (Ephestia kühniella Zell) und ihren Erreger Bacillus thuringiensis n. sp. Zeitschrift für angewandte Entomologie Berlin 1915; 2:29-56.

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: Berliner E. Über die Schlaffsucht der Mehlmottenraupe (Ephestia kühniella Zell) und ihren Erreger Bacillus thuringiensis n. sp. Zeitschrift für angewandte Entomologie Berlin 1915; 2:29-56.

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