Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Eubacteria - Bacteria

(May 31-June 1, 1996) Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens - BioBlitz

Count = 10 species

Iron bacteria:
Gallionella ferruginea
Leptothrix cholodnii
Leptothrix discophora 
Leptothrix ochracea 
Leptothrix ochracea-type
Leptothrix sp.A (intermediate between L. ochracea and L. cholodnii)
Siderocapsa cf. treubii
Siderocystis sp.


Oscillatoria sp.
Spirulina sp. 

SEE wild bacteria and other micro-organisms up close on a guided slide
show of the seemy underworld of the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens.

More information on IRON BACTERIA .

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