March 14, 2018
March 2018 release (20180314) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers
The March release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 15,053 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 7,529 genome assemblies have been linked to 6,329 of the type strains.
There were a total of 385 changes as compared to Release 20180216, including 92 new taxa, 117 new combinations, no replacements, no elevations in rank, 3 reductions in rank, 6 neotype/proxy types recognized, no corrections and 110 transfers of subspecies, species or genera to alternative higher taxa and 57 deprecated DOIs.
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