Leptothrix discophora

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Leptothrix discophora
Leptothrix discophora oil film.JPG
Leptothrix discophora oil film
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Betaproteobacteria
Order: Burkholderiales
Family: Unassigned
Genus: Leptothrix
Species: L. discophora
Binomial name
Leptothrix discophora
(ex Schwers 1912) Spring et al. 1997[1]

Leptothrix discophora is one of several species of Leptothrix, known for its sheath, and iron-, manganese-, and recently arsenic-removing properties.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Genus Leptothrix". LPSN. Retrieved 27 August 2018.