Edaphobacter modestus

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Edaphobacter modestus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Acidobacteria
Class: Acidobacteria
Order: Acidobacteriales
Family: Acidobacteriaceae
Genus: Edaphobacter
Species: E. modestus
Binomial name
Edaphobacter modestus
Koch et al. 2008

Edaphobacter modestus is a species of bacteria. It is the type species of the genus Edaphobacter and was originally isolated from an alpine soil sample rich in calcium carbonate.[1]


  1. ^ Koch, I. H.; Gich, F.; Dunfield, P. F.; Overmann, J. (1 May 2008). "Edaphobacter modestus gen. nov., sp. nov., and Edaphobacter aggregans sp. nov., acidobacteria isolated from alpine and forest soils". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 58 (5): 1114–1122. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.65303-0. 

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