is the sole species of the genus included in the List of Prokaryotic Names with Standing in Nomenclature and in the databases of DDBJ, EBI/EMBL and NCBI/GenBank it is placed in the lineage of ; (class); ‘’; ; . Phylogenetic analysis based on comparative 16S rRNA gene sequencing showed that this species clustered with species of the family ‘’ but not with those of the . The genus should be placed in the lineage of ; ; ; ‘’; .


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