Rhodobacteria 11

Most likely ID: n.a.


Synonym: n.a


Sampling location: Simmelried


Phylogenetic tree: n.a.



  • the cells are oblong, young cells ovoid
  • length 5–10 µm
  • slightly pink colored
  • spherical colonies, about 50–100 µm in diameter
  • cells in the colonies are separated from each other
  • no visible gelatinous sheath
  • only few visible division stages in the colonies
  • granules in the cells are scattered, with some distinct dark granules per cell

No drawings from previous authors available.


Fig. 1: Rhodobacteria 11. L = 5–10 µm. A slightly squashed colony in DIC (a, b) and in brightfield illumination (c, d). All cells are separated from each other. No gelatinous sheath is visible. Obj. 60 X.


Fig. 2: Rhodobacteria 11. L = 5–10 µm. The same colony as shown in fig. 1. Obj. 100 X.


Fig. 3: Rhodobacteria 11. L = 5–10 µm. The cells in a squashed colony in detail. Note the distinct dark granules in the cells. Obj. 100 X.