TABLE 3.

Relatedness of Crater Lake isolates to phylogenetic clusters previously identified in Crater Lake 16S rRNA gene clone libraries (34)

Isolate(s)Phylogenetic clusterPercent similarity to library clonesPercent of clone library
0 m120 m500 m
HTCC500-HTCC513 Sphingomonas 95.4-1003.104.1
HTCC515-HTCC517 Rhodobacter 99.2-99.72.100
HTCC528-HTCC542 Comamonadaceae 87.0-98.85.24.76.8
HTCC552-HTCC553 Flectobacillus 95.6-99.72.100
HTCC554 Flavobacterium 94.4-94.73.100