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What you should know:

Beggiatoa are Gram-negative filamentous bacteria usually found in aquatic habitats. They have a form of gliding motility to move to regions with sufficient oxygen and H2S. Their metabolism is chemolithotrophic, using H2S in sulfide-rich water.


Domain Bacteria

    Phylum Proteobacteria

        Class g - Proteobacteria

Bergey's Manual Volume 2: The Proteobacteria