[Taxacom] Diversity of bacteria

brpatric at dwu.edu brpatric at dwu.edu
Tue Feb 7 08:21:27 CST 2012



Does anyone know the latest estimate on the number of described species
of bacteria?  How about prokaryotes as a whole?  Are there any estimates
for the number of undescribed species of prokaryotes?


Thanks for your time!


Best regards, Brian



L. Brian Patrick, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology and Chair

Department of Biological Sciences

Dakota Wesleyan University

1200 W. University Ave.

Mitchell, SD  57301


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