to’le.rans ra.dio.to.le’rans N.L. pref. radio-, pertaining to radiation; from L. masc. n.radius, a beam, ray; L. pres. part.tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj.radiotolerans, tolerating radiation
Hördt et al. 2020
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As of 2020-04-15 this emendation was not yet included in an IJSEM List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion.
In 1983, Green and Bousfield corrected the specific epithet, radiora (sic), whose etymology is uncertain.Publication:
Euzeby JP. List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:590-592.