A Microbial Diversity Resource
Daniel Barich '05
Student Editors at Kenyon College: Ryotaro Tashiro '09, Molly Schlemmer '08, Shrochis Karki '09, Allison Whipple '06, Zeva Levine (Beloit), Laura Damon-Moore (Beloit), Ariel Kahrl (Oberlin), Hannah Sacks '08, Michael Stulberg '05, Casey M. Smith '06, and Shana Scogin '07
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Recommended Sites: NCBI Taxonomy, NCBI Microbial Genomes, The Prokaryotes: An Evolving Electronic Resource, LBSN List of Bacterial Names, MB451 Microbial Diversity, Science, PNAS, ASM Journals, Nature
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The three Domains of Life each have defining characteristics that are both separate and similar.
Within each Domain these ranks are shown: Division, Order, Genus. Links provide full taxonomy and description. See also Taxonomy Index.
Firmicutes (Gram positive)
Viridiplantae (algae & plant)
Cercozoa (shelled amebas)
Alveolata (have cortical alveoli)