Table 2

Bacterial isolates with genus and species designations that clade within the bee-specific groups
Bee-specific group Strain taxonomic designation
Alpha-2.2 Saccharibacter florica strain S-877
Alpha-2.1 Commensalibacter intestini strain A911
Alpha-1 Bartonella grahamii as4aup
Firm-5 Lactobacillus apis strain 1 F1

These isolates, and their existing taxonomic information, may inform research into the function of the honey bee gut microbiota.

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