Living Organisms / Monera (Bacteria) / Bacteria with Gram positive staining cell-walls / Genus:
Streptococcus

Bacterial genera and types to have Wildpro links
Morphology and Staining
Genera "type species"
References

Bacterial Species to have Wildpro links

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Morphology and Staining

Shape "Cells normally spherical or ovoid, occurring in chains when grown in liquid media." (B75)
Staining "Gram-positive" (B75)
Size "Less than 0.2 micrometre diameter." (B75)
Spore formation "Endospores spores not formed" (B75)
Motility "Usually non-motile" (B75)
Growth Temperature "Temperature optimum usually about 37C, but maximum and minimum temperatures vary among species" (B75)
Metabolism "Most are facultatively anaerobic, but some require additional CO2 for growth and some may be strictly anaerobic" (B75)
Notes "Many species exist as commensals or parasites on man or animals, some are highly pathogenic. A few are saprophytic and occur in the natural environment." (B75)

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Genera "Type Species"

  • Streptococcus pyogenes (B75)

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Primary References at the level of this taxa

Genus Author

Suzanne Boardman
B47 John F Timoney, James H Gillespie, Fredric W Scott, Jeffrey E Barlough
Hagan and Bruner's Microbiology and Infectious Diseases of Domestic Animals - Eight Edition
B88 Dwight C Hirsh and Yuan Chuang Zee
Veterinary Microbiology
B21 P J Quinn, M E Carter, B Markey, G R Carter
Clinical Veterinary Microbiology
B75 Noel R Krieg and John G Holt
Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology - Volume 2

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