Genus names of Latin origin, masculine gender

General remarks

Genus names whose last component is a Latin noun (or Latin adjective treated like a noun) obtain their gender from the gender of that noun [Rule 65 (1), Rule 65 (2)]. A list of genus names formed in that manner and being in the masculine gender is provided below. Names with Latin components in other positions are not listed here. See also the LPSN introductory page on forming names.

adaptatus

Haladaptatus

albus

Thioalbus

amator

Caloramator

arcus

AnaeroarcusAzoarcusRoseiarcus

avidus

CupriavidusMycoavidus

bacillus

AcetilactobacillusAcidithiobacillusActinobacillusAeribacillusAgrilactobacillus"Aidingibacillus"AlbibacillusAlicyclobacillusAlkalibacillusAlkalilactibacillusAllobacillusAmedibacillusAmmoniibacillusAmphibacillusAmylolactobacillusAnaerobacillus"Anaeromassilibacillus"AneurinibacillusAnoxybacillusApilactobacillusAquisalibacillusArenibacillusAureibacillusBombilactobacillusBrevibacillus"Calculibacillus"CaldalkalibacillusCaldibacillusCamelliibacillusCatenibacillusCloacibacillusCompanilactobacillusCompostibacillusCoprobacillusDesulfuribacillus"Duodenibacillus"EffusibacillusEnterobacillusFaecalibacillusFermentibacillusFictibacillusFilobacillusFlectobacillusFontibacillusFructilactobacillusFructobacillusFurfurilactobacillus"Galactobacillus"GeobacillusGracilibacillusHalalkalibacillusHalobacillusHalolactibacillusHalothiobacillusHelcobacillusHeliobacillusHumibacillusHydrogenibacillus"Intestinibacillus"Jeotgalibacillus"Jilinibacillus"LacticaseibacillusLactiplantibacillusLactobacillusLapidilactobacillusLatilactobacillusLentibacillusLentilactobacillusLevilactobacillusLigilactobacillusLimibacillusLimosilactobacillusLiquorilactobacillusLitoribacillusLoigolactobacillus"Lottiidibacillus"LysinibacillusMageeibacillusMarinibacillusMarinilactibacillusMelghiribacillusMethylobacillusMycolicibacillusNatribacillusNatronobacillus"Negativibacillus"OceanobacillusOrnithinibacillusParaliobacillusPaucilactobacillusPaucisalibacillusPelagibacillusPiscibacillusPolygonibacillusPontibacillusPsychrobacillusPullulanibacillusRoseibacillusSaccharibacillusSalibacillusSalinibacillusSalipaludibacillusSaliterribacillusSalsuginibacillusSchleiferilactobacillusScopulibacillusSecundilactobacillusSediminibacillusSiculibacillusSinibacillusSporolactobacillusStreptobacillusStreptohalobacillusSulfobacillusTenuibacillusTepidibacillusTerribacillusTerrilactibacillusTexcoconibacillusThalassobacillus"Thermalkalibacillus"ThermithiobacillusThermobacillusThermolongibacillusThiobacillusTuberibacillusTumebacillusViridibacillusVulcanibacillusXylanibacillus

bellus

HalobellusMaribellus

botulus

DesulfobotulusSyntrophobotulus

bulbus

DesulfobulbusOceanibulbus

calculus

HalocalculusMethanocalculus

caldus

Acidicaldus"Candidatus Nitrosocaldus"

calyx

ChamaecalyxDiplocalyx

captor

Cruoricaptor

carbo

Desulfocarbo

caulis

Asticcacaulis"Euryhalocaulis"GlycocaulisMaricaulisMarinicaulisOceanicaulisPonticaulisSulfuricaulisTepidicaulisTerricaulis

coleus

MastigocoleusMicrocoleusTrichocoleus

crinis

ActinocrinisMarinicrinisSaccharicrinisThermocrinis

cucumis

DesulfocucumisMethylocucumis"Candidatus Methylocucumis"

culleus

Methanoculleus

curvus

Chromatocurvus corrig.DesulfocurvusMaricurvus

cyclus

MicrocyclusRhodocyclusRoseicyclus

discus

Thermodiscus

factor

AcetatifactorFilifactorLactonifactor

fasciculus

Coleofasciculus

fervidus

[Desulfofervidus]

flexus

AlkaliflexusChloroflexusFlaviflexus[Lithoflexus]MangroviflexusNatronoflexusOligoflexusPsychroflexusRoseiflexusSulfuriflexusThermoflexus

follis

BrevifollisMethanofollis

fractor

FlavonifractorNitratifractor"Thiofractor"

fustis

AllofustisAnaerofustisDesulfofustisSulfurifustis

gladius

"Thermogladius"Thermogladius

globulus

Methyloglobulus

globus

Anaeroglobus"Candidatus Anammoxoglobus"ArchaeoglobusChryseoglobusEreboglobusFerroglobusFimbriiglobus"Frigoriglobus"GeoglobusHalioglobusLimihaloglobusLimnoglobus[Magnetoglobus]Monoglobus"Candidatus Nitrosoglobus"OceaniglobusPisciglobusRariglobusRhodoglobusTerriglobus[Thalassoglobus][Thioglobus]

lapillus

Thiolapillus

lituus

LitorilituusSporolituusThalassolituus

lobus

AcidilobusDesulfurolobusMethanolobus"Methylolobus"NitrosolobusPyrolobusSaccharolobusStygiolobusSulfolobus

lunatus

Microlunatus

marinus

Alkalimarinus"Arcomarinus"GilvimarinusRoseimarinus

murus

Actinoallomurus

nauticus

Desulfonauticus

nexus

Azonexus

ovatus

Caldovatus

pectinatus

Pectinatus

pelagius

Halopelagius

penitus

Halopenitus

piger

HalopigerSalipiger

planus

HaloplanusMethanoplanus

plicatus

Amphiplicatus

profundus

HaloprofundusMariprofundusMethyloprofundus

pulveratus

Luteipulveratus

pumilus

Nitrosopumilus"Candidatus Nitrosopumilus"

radius

MariniradiusOceaniradiusSaliniradius

ramulus

Flaviramulus

ramus

Saliniramus

reductor

NitratireductorThioreductor

rubellus

HalorubellusSalinirubellus

ruptor

Caldicellulosiruptor"Caldinitratiruptor"NitratiruptorNitriliruptor

russus

HalorussusSalinirussus

saccus

Cyanosaccus

scipio

Enteroscipio

siccatus

Halosiccatus

sinus

AnaerosinusDesulfosporosinusEctothiorhodosinusMethylosinusPelosinus"Psychrosinus"Thermosinus

sipho

Thermosipho

socius

Patiriisocius[Phycosocius]Thiosocius[Vesicomyosocius]

sodalis

Sodalis

stipes

AlistipesAnaerostipesAtopostipesFlexistipes

torris

Methanotorris

tortus

Sulfuritortus

truncus

Anaerotruncus"Marasmitruncus"

turbo

[Thioturbo]

uncus

Mobiluncus

varius

FerruginivariusHalovariusRhodovariusRoseovarius

vermiculus

Desulfovermiculus

vermis

Sulfurivermis