Three common types of bacterial morphology: coccus, bacillus, spirillum. These coccoid (spherical), rod and spiral shaped morphologies are typical of such bacteria genera as: Streptococcus / Staphylococcus, Escherichia / Bacillus and Leptospira / Spirillum.

Image and text copyright © Dennis Kunkel. All rights reserved.

View Order

Image Galleries: Gallery of the Hubble Space Telescope | David Malin's Astronomical Journey | Dennis Kunkel's Microscopic World | Astronomy Gallery | Earthshine/Moonshine by Matt BenDaniel | Robert Gendler's Window on the Universe | Earth from Space | Light Years by Russell Croman | Ted Kinsman's World of Science | A Cosmic Perspective by Akira Fuji | As Viewed from Earth by David Miller