Table 1.

Grouping of SSU rRNA clones amplified and isolated from R. speratus hindgut contents

AreaColonyNo. of clones in symbiotic type
1A1B1C1D23
TokyoRS1440011
RS2550000
RS4161002
M4a 1
KobeRS5820000
YamaguchiRS3700300
OkinawaRS6640000
Total31211313
  • ↵a Sequence of the clone M4 amplified from hindgut DNA of R. speratus was reported by Ohkuma et al. (9). M4 was grouped in type 1B.