Details for Oscillochloris

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NCBI Taxonomy ID: 104175
NCBI Taxonomy Rank: Genus
Oscillochloris has unusually large cells, 2-5┬Ám wide, and can be up to several hundred micrometers long. Oscillochloris develop in freshwater lakes containing low levels of sulfide, occuring together with other species of green sulfur or purple sulfur bacteria.
Taken from the text Brock Biology of Microorganisms (10th ed.). Madigan, M.T., Martinko, J.M., and Parker, J. 2003. Prentice Hall. 440p.