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Pseudomonas
colourized scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a number of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gamma Proteobacteria
Order: Pseudomonadales
Family: Pseudomonadaceae
Genus: Pseudomonas
Migula 1894
Type species
Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Pseudomonas is a genus of Gammaproteobacteria, belonging to the larger family of pseudomonads. Pseudomonas bacteria can be found in many different environments, such as soil, water, and plant and animal tissue.


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