TABLE 1.

Phylogenetic affiliations of 350 randomly selected isolates based on comparative analysis of their 16S rRNA gene sequences

PhylumClass, subclass, or subdivisionNo. of isolatesNo. of new familiesNo. of isolates in new familiesFamily groupingNo. of isolates in family grouping
AcidobacteriaSubdivision 129629“Ellin310/WD247 group”3
“Ellin323/DA038 group”4
“Ellin337/P18 group”3
“Ellin345/WD217 group”4
“Ellin5257 group”1
“UA1/UA2 group”14
Subdivision 2111“Ellin5121/DA052 group”1
Subdivision 3515“Ellin342/MC9 group”5
Subdivision 4212“Ellin6075/11-25 group”2
ActinobacteriaAcidimicrobidae300Microthrixaceae3
Actinobacteridae132425“Ellin306/WR160 group”13
“Ellin5012 group”3
“Ellin5034 group”5
“Ellin5129 group”4
Cellulomonadaceae2
Frankiaceae1
Geodermatophilaceae2
Gordoniaceae1
Intrasporangiaceae6
Kineosporiaceae8
Microbacteriaceae5
Micrococcaceae4
Micromonosporaceae15
Mycobacteriaceae22
Nocardiaceae6
Nocardioidaceae11
Nocardiopsaceae8
Propionibacteriaceae1
Pseudonocardiaceae3
Sporichthyaceae1
Streptomycetaceae10
Thermomonosporaceae1
Rubrobacteridae800Thermoleophilaceae”8
BacteroidetesFlavobacteria100Flavobacteriaceae1
Sphingobacteria1200Flexibacteraceae11
Saprospiraceae1
Deinococcus-ThermusDeinococci100Deinococcaceae1
FirmicutesBacilli600Bacillaceae3
Paenibacillaceae3
GemmatimonadetesSubdivision 1300Gemmatimonadaceae3
PlanctomycetesIsosphaerae300Isosphaeraceae3
ProteobacteriaAlphaproteobacteria112216“Ellin314/wr0007 group”16
“Ellin329/Riz1046 group”2
Rhodoplanaceae1
Acetobacteraceae2
Beijerinckiaceae1
Bradyrhizobiaceae72
Caulobacteraceae2
Phyllobacteriaceae1
Sphingomonadaceae15
Betaproteobacteria2133“Ellin5074 group”1
“Ellin6067/SC-I-66 group”1
“Ellin6095/SC-I-39 group”1
Alcaligenaceae1
Burkholderiaceae14
Comamonadaceae2
Ralstoniaceae1
Gammaproteobacteria1019“Ellin307/WD2124 group”9
Moraxellaceae1
VerrucomicrobiaSubdivision 3111“Ellin5102/YNPRH34A group”1