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What you should know:

Nitrosomonas are chemolithotrophic Gram-negative soil bacteria. They oxidize ammonia to nitrite, which can then be further oxidized to nitrate by Nitrobacter. This process, when complete, is called nitrification.


Domain Bacteria

    Phylum Proteobacteria

        Class β - Proteobacteria

Bergey's Manual Volume 2: The Proteobacteria