Here we present the draft genome of a distantly related member within the phylum Bacteriodetes, "Candidatus Bacteroides periocalifornicus." The draft genome sequence was assembled with metagenomic data from a patient with periodontitis. The closest relative has less than 68% average nucleic identity, supporting a novel family within Bacteriodetes.
McLean, J. S., Liu, Q., Thompson, J., Edlund, A., & Kelley, S. (2015). Draft genome sequence of “Candidatus Bacteroides periocalifornicus,” a new member of the Bacteriodetes phylum found within the oral microbiome of periodontitis patients. Genome Announcements, 3(6). https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.01485-15