TABLE 3

Relative abundances of core prokaryotic communities in the pit mud from cellars of different ages

Phylum and genus% relative abundance in cellars of age (yr)a:
1102550
Bacteroidetes1.37 ± 0.63a20.83 ± 9.22b23.32 ± 4.45b18.62 ± 6.01b
    Petrimonas0.94 ± 0.45a11.19 ± 5.31b16.69 ± 2.73b12.02 ± 4.95b
    Unclassified Porphyromonadaceae0.28 ± 0.14a6.45 ± 4.04b3.71 ± 1.13b4.39 ± 1.51b
Euryarchaeota0.58 ± 0.29a10.36 ± 4.29b11.44 ± 1.77b12.61 ± 3.32b
    Methanobacterium0.15 ± 0.11a1.85 ± 1.30ac2.85 ± 2.42bc4.57 ± 1.74b
    Methanobrevibacter0.12 ± 0.06a1.42 ± 0.76b1.94 ± 0.37b2.05 ± 0.68b
    Methanoculleus0.16 ± 0.13a5.43 ± 4.73bc1.56 ± 0.35a2.05 ± 1.93ac
    Methanosarcina0.12 ± 0.05a1.00 ± 1.04a4.52 ± 1.11b3.05 ± 1.94b
Firmicutes95.68 ± 0.95a63.12 ± 9.06b53.99 ± 5.71b54.42 ± 9.95b
    Unclassified Anaerobrancaceae0.11 ± 0.06a1.21 ± 0.64b2.62 ± 0.92c2.46 ± 0.75c
    Unclassified Clostridiaceae 10.16 ± 0.06a0.96 ± 0.42a4.97 ± 1.10b7.27 ± 2.93b
    Sedimentibacter1.57 ± 0.20a4.05 ± 1.58b4.78 ± 0.84b3.34 ± 1.11b
    Lactobacillus62.28 ± 7.88a16.07 ± 16.85b3.28 ± 2.25b4.23 ± 4.60b
    Clostridium IV1.12 ± 0.23a8.79 ± 6.27b9.57 ± 2.91b12.71 ± 7.38b
    Unclassified Ruminococcaceae0.50 ± 0.14a1.39 ± 0.43ac3.43 ± 1.29b1.96 ± 0.85c
    Syntrophomonas0.45 ± 0.09a4.74 ± 1.47b4.53 ± 1.32b3.48 ± 1.68b
Spirochaetes0.12 ± 0.05a1.58 ± 1.84a3.88 ± 1.78b3.35 ± 2.13b
    Spirochaetes SHA-40.12 ± 0.04a1.58 ± 1.84a3.60 ± 1.78b3.16 ± 2.10b
  • a All data are presented as means ± standard deviations (n = 5). Values with different letters in a row mean significant differences at P < 0.05 as determined by ANOVA.