January 13, 2018
January 2018 release (20180113) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers
The January release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 14,956 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 7,101 genome assemblies have been linked to 6,028 of the type strains.
There were a total of 1,070 changes as compared to Release 20171217, including 99 new taxa, 1 new combination, no replacements, five elevations in rank, no reductions in rank, no neotypes recognized, no corrections and 965 transfers subspecies, species or genera to from the Cytophagacaea to the Flavobacteriacea.
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