Table 3

Diversity of species and unique sequences found within honey bee microbiota
Family Num. unique sequences OTUs (97% ID)
Enterobacteriaceae 1621 175
gamma-1 436 48
beta 532 35
Bifidobacteriaceae 363 32
firm-5 929 32
firm-4 253 21
alpha-2.1 90 15
alpha-1 65 13
Lactobacilliaceae 86 12
Flavobacteriaceae 2 2
Leuconostocaceae 2 2
Moraxellaceae 6 2
Sphingomonadaceae 2 2
Xanthomonadaceae 2 2
Actinomycetaceae 1 1
Aeromonadaceae 1 1
alpha-2.2 10 1
Clostridiaceae 2 1
Corynebacteriaceae 1 1
Cytophagaceae 1 1
Enterococcaceae 9 1
Incertae_Sedis_XI 1 1
Kineosporiaceae 1 1
Nakamurellaceae 1 1
Oxalobacteraceae 1 1
Prevotellaceae 1 1

For each family found with honey bee guts (based on SILVA + bees classification) the number of unique sequences and the number of 97% identical operational taxonomic units (OTUs) is shown.

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Newton and Roeselers BMC Microbiology 2012 12:221   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-221

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