Yes, but it is less likely to be a species in that genus. The OTU is based on a consensus sequence that represents a most probable sequence and a number of similar sequences that might differ in, say, 1 or 2 base pairs. So, multiple species can be represented by the consensus sequence, even if individuals of the different species do not have exactly the same sequence.
If the match is <100% can it still be a species in that genus? Print
Created by: Joseph Craine
Modified on: Mon, 5 Aug, 2019 at 4:04 PM
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