This article corrects:

  1. Stars of the terrestrial deep subsurface: A novel ‘star-shaped’ bacterial morphotype from a South African platinum mine Volume 6, Issue 3, 325–330, Article first published online: 22 May 2008

In Wanger et al., (2008) the authors regretfully omitted a paragraph from the Acknowledgements. The additional acknowledgement is provided below.

We are grateful to Northam Platinum Ltd. and the staff at Northam Mine for permission to sample underground. A special thanks goes to Damian Smith, the chief geologist at Northam Mine for locating these remarkable samples.