TABLE 3

Closest genera classification for bacterial Tamarix sequences, obtained from isolates, DGGE bands, and clone libraries

Taxonomic groupNearest relativeSimilarity range (%)Number of hits per taxon
α-Proteobacteria“α-Proteobacterium”93–974
“Marine bacterium”96–973
Oceanicola92–942
Rhodobacteraceae92–963
Roseobacterium931
Salipiger92–932
Sphingomonas951
γ-ProteobacteriaChromohalobacter931
Salinomonas963
Salmonella911
Xenorhabdus911
Escherichia97–996
“γ-Proteobacterium”981
Pseudomonas991
Shigella94–982
Acinetobacter97–982
Halomonadaceae94–976
Halomonas90–9814
Bacteroidetes“Arctic sea ice bacterium”951
Cellulophaga951
Bacteroidetes931
Cytophaga94–965
Flavobacterium97–981
Leeuwenhoekella931
Salegentibacter95–964
Sufflavibacter911
“Uncultured bacterium clone”93–992
Actinobacteria“Antarctic bacterium”98–992
Arthrobacter97–993
Brachybacterium96–997
Brevibacterium92–997
Citricoccus982
“Glacial ice bacterium”951
Nesterenkonia92–994
Kocuria93–999
Micrococcaceae981
Micrococcus95–985
FirmicutesBacillus92–9920
Marinococcus93–9916
Staphylococcus92–999
Staphylococcaceae991
“Antarctic seawater bacterium”991
“Blackwater bioreactor bacterium”961
Oceanobacillus982
Paenibacillus95–993
Paracoccus991
Planococcus94–9817
Planomicrobium97–9912
Sinococcus971
Salinococcus984
β-ProteobacteriaVariovorax981
Deinococcus-ThermusDeinococcus931
  • Quotation marks denote deposited information with no affiliation to an identified genus.