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For example [Eubacterium] rectale

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The NCBI Taxonomy staff places square brackets around the genus for some species (examples: [Bacillus] aminovorans, [Candida] auris) to indicate that they are misclassified*, meaning placed incorrectly in a higher taxonomic rank.

References:

https://support.nlm.nih.gov/knowledgebase/article/KA-03379/en-us

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