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What you should know:

Cytophagas are Gram - negative gliding rods commonly found in soils. They are chemoheterotrophs and degrade cellulose and chitin. 


Domain Bacteria

    Phylum Bacteroidetes

        Class Cytophagia

Bergey's Manual Volume 4: The Bacteroidetes, Spirochaetes, Tenericutes (Mollicutes), Acidobacteria, Fibrobacteres, Fusobacteria, Dictyoglomi, Gemmatimonadetes, Lentisphaerae, Verrucomicrobia, Chlamydiae, and Planctomycetes