Fibrisoma montanum sp. nov., isolated from soil of Mountain Danxia, China

  • Yeting Huang
  • Yaxin Niu
  • Gejiao Wang
  • Shixue ZhengEmail author
Original Paper


A Gram-stain-negative, non-motile, rod-shaped, aerobic bacterium, designated HYT19T, was isolated from soil of Mountain Danxia in southern China. It showed the highest similarity of 16S rRNA gene sequence (97.0%) and formed a monophyletic clade with Fibrisoma limi BUZ 3T. Strain HYT19T grew at 16–37 °C (optimum 28–30 °C) and at pH 6–7. The draft genome size of strain HYT19T was 7.8 Mb with a DNA G+C content of 54.0 mol%. The digital DDH and average nucleotide identity values between strain HYT19T and F. limi BUZ 3T were 28.8% and 85.1%, respectively. MK-7 was the sole respiratory quinone. The major polar lipids were phosphatidylethanolamine, unidentified aminophospholipid, two unidentified aminolipids, unidentified phospholipid and unidentified lipid. The strain contained C16:1ω5c, iso-C15:0, summed feature 3 (C16:1ω6c and/or C16:1ω7c), C16:0, iso-C17:0 3-OH and anteiso-C15:0 as the major fatty acids. On the basis of phylogenetic, genomic, phenotypic and chemotaxonomic analysis, we propose a new species Fibrisoma montanum sp. nov. of genus Fibrisoma. The type strain is HYT19T (= CCTCC AB 2018342T = JCM 33105T).


Fibrisoma montanum Soil 16S rRNA gene sequence Polyphasic taxonomy 



We are grateful to Prof. Bernhard Schink for the Latin construction of the species name. Fatty acid and quinone analyses were performed by the China Center for Type Culture Collection (CCTCC). Polar lipid analyses were performed by Guangdong Detection Centre of Microbiology, P. R. China. This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 41771283).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yeting Huang
    • 1
  • Yaxin Niu
    • 1
  • Gejiao Wang
    • 1
  • Shixue Zheng
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Agricultural Microbiology, College of Life Science and TechnologyHuazhong Agricultural UniversityWuhanPeople’s Republic of China

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