Planctobacteria

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Planctobacteria
Scientific classification
Domain: Gracilicutes
Kingdom: Planctobacteria
Phyla

Chlamydiae
Planctomycetes
Verrucomicrobia

Planctobacteria is a taxon created by Cavalier-Smith. It is within the bacterial Gracilicutes clade, and comprises phyla Chlamydiae, Planctomycetes, Verrucomicrobia. It is thought that the Planctobacteria probably lost or reduced their peptidoglycan cell wall twice.


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