Table 4.

Known and novel species or phylotypes identified from clonal analysis

PhylumKnown speciesNovel phylotypes
No. of clones (% of total)No. of speciesNo. of clones (% of total)No. of phylotypes
Obsidian Pool OB11006 (100)1
TM70034 (100)5
Deferribacteres 0086 (100)8
Spirochaetes 199 (37)9338 (63)49
Fusobacteria 257 (73)796 (27)12
Actinobacteria 229 (83)1446 (17)18
Firmicutes 454 (69)53205 (31)62
Proteobacteria 244 (72)2894 (28)23
Bacteroidetes 148 (63)2186 (37)37
Total1,531 (60.7)132991 (39.3)215