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A Gram-stain-negative, motile, red pigmented, rod-shaped bacterium, designated strain LP43, was isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH)-contaminated soil sediment (Lucknow, India). Phylogenetic analysis based on 16S rRNA gene sequences indicated that the isolate formed a cluster with the genus in the phylum with sequence similarities ranging from 92.9 to 97.0 % with species of the genus . The DNA G+C content of strain LP43 was 59.1 mol%. The polar lipid profile of strain LP43 showed the presence of phosphatidylethanolamine, an unidentified aminophospholipid, unknown aminolipids and unknown polar lipids. Strain LP43 contained MK-7 as the predominant menaquinone and -homospermidine as the major polyamine. The major cellular fatty acids of strain LP43 were, iso-C (15.74 %), iso-C 3-OH (7.57 %), iso-C 3-OH (7.32 %), summed feature 4 (iso-C I/anteiso-C B) (31.22 %) and summed feature 8 (Cω7/ Cω6) (7.60 %). Based on the results of DNA–DNA hybridization and phenotypic and genotypic characteristics, strain LP43 represents a novel species of the genus , for which the name is proposed. The type strain is LP43 ( = CCM 8406 = MCC 2019).

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