A Gram-negative, rod-shaped, yellow pigmented bacterium, strain NJ-26, was isolated from sediment of the eutrophicated Guanting Reservoir in Beijing, China. A phylogenetic analysis based on 16S rRNA gene sequences placed strain NJ-26 within the genus in the family . The highest sequence similarity was found with R2A45-3 (97.7 %). The major fatty acids (>5 %) of the isolate were iso-C, iso-C 9, C, iso-C 3-OH, iso-C G and iso-C 3-OH. The G+C content of the genomic DNA was 40.6 mol%. The DNA–DNA relatedness value with R2A45-3 was 5.4 %. Molecular and phenotypic data suggest that strain NJ-26 represents a novel species within the genus , for which the name sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is NJ-26 (=CGMCC 1.6844 =NBRC 103934).


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