Query: NC_014499:63365 Candidatus Sulcia muelleri CARI chromosome, complete genome Lineage: Sulcia muelleri; Sulcia; ; Flavobacteriales; Bacteroidetes; Bacteria General Information: This organism is a gut symbiont of the Blue-Green Sharpshooter and several other leafhopper species. It synthesizes amino acids for the host, enabling the leafhopper to live on a diet of plant sap. The Blue-Green Sharpshooter is an important vector for Pierce's Disease in plants, caused by the spread of Xylella fastidiosa.
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General Information: Isolation: Coelomic fluid of a sand dollar; Temp: Mesophile. Gram-negative bacterium isolated from coelomic fluid of a sand dollarfish (Poronotus triacanthus) of the family Stromateidae (butterfish family), a family of fishes with almost circular bodies and small mouths. The dollarfish (genus Peprilus), is found from Maine to South Carolina, USA during the summer.