Green sulfur bacteria

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Green sulfur bacteria
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Green sulfur bacteria in a Winogradsky column
Scientific classification
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Chlorobium
Ancalochloris
Chloroherpeton
Clathrochloris
Pelodictyon

Prostheochloris

The green sulfur bacteria are a family of obligately anaerobic photoautotrophic bacteria. Most closely related to the distant Bacteroidetes, they are accordingly assigned their own phylum.