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Leucothrix mucor

What you should know:

Leucothrix are Gram - negative filamentous bacteria that form rosette-like structures. Reproduction occurs by formation of spore-like gonidia, and Leucothrix has a form of gliding motility. Leucothirx is a chemoheterotroph.


Domain Bacteria

    Phylum Proteobacteria  

        Class γ - Proteobacteria 

Bergey's Manual Volume 2: The Proteobacteria