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What you should know:

Planctomycetes are Gram-negative spherical cells which reproduce by budding. They lack peptidoglycan in their cell walls. A few rare Planctomycetes, such as Gemmata obscuriglobus (right), actually have a membrane-enclosed nuclear body.


Domain Bacteria

    Phylum Planctomyces

        Class Spirochaetes

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