A Gram-negative, rod-shaped, non-spore-forming bacterium (TR6-01) was isolated from compost near Daejeon city in South Korea. On the basis of 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity, strain TR6-01 was shown to belong to the class , related to (97·1 %) and (96·9 %); the phylogenetic distance from any other established species within the genus was less than 97·0 %. Phenotypic and chemotaxonomic data (major ubiquinone Q-8; fatty acid profile) supported the affiliation of strain TR6-01 to the genus . The results of DNA–DNA hybridization and physiological and biochemical tests allowed genotypic and phenotypic differentiation of strain TR6-01 from the five species with validly published names. TR6-01 therefore represents a novel species, for which the name sp. nov. is proposed, with the type strain TR6-01 (=KCTC 12211=JCM 13256).


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