Tag Archives: Nitrososphaera viennensis

Nitrososphaera viennensis: a new species, genus, family, order and class of soil-dwelling archaea

When a new species of microbe is discovered, it often fits into a known genus, forming a new outermost branch in the tree of life. Sometimes, though, organisms are discovered with DNA sufficiently different from all known species that they … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental Microbiology, Microbial Evolution and Diversity | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment