Name DOI
Keita et al. 2017
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
Keita et al. 2017
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated species)
Keita et al. 2017 emend. Hwang et al. 2018
Proper Form
Gorillibacterium Keita et al. 2017
Nomenclatural History
The genus Gorillibacterium was originally proposed by Keita et al. 2014. This name became validly published when it appeared on Validation List No. 174 in 2017.
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This information was last reviewed on January 23, 2017.


  1. Oren A, Garrity G. Validation List No. 174. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:529-531. [PubMed].
  2. Keita MB, Padhmanabhan R, Caputo A, Robert C, Delaporte E, Raoult D, Fournier P-E, Bittar F. Non-contiguous finished genome sequence and description of Gorillibacterium massiliense gen. nov, sp. nov., a new member of the family Paenibacillac. Stand Genomic Sci 2014; 9:807-820. [PubMed].