[Taxacom] Diversity of bacteria

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


Hello!

 

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

 

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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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