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Chlorobium phaeobacteroides nov. spec. und C. phaeovibrioides nov. spec., zwei neue Arten der grünen Schwefelbakterien

Chlorobium phaeobacteroides nov. spec. and C. phaeovibrioides nov. spec., two new species of the green sulfur bacteria

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Two new species are described which comprise of the brown-colored rod-shaped and vibrio-shaped forms of the phototrophic green sulfur bacteria. In nature they occur at greater depths in lakes and ponds than the green-colored forms.

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Pfennig, N. Chlorobium phaeobacteroides nov. spec. und C. phaeovibrioides nov. spec., zwei neue Arten der grünen Schwefelbakterien. Archiv. Mikrobiol. 63, 224–226 (1968). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00412838

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