April 21, 2018
April 2018 release (20180421) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers
The April release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 15,116 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 7,705 genome assemblies have been linked to 6,456 of the type strains.
There were a total of 191 changes as compared to Release 20180314, including 73 new taxa, 19 new combinations, no replacements, no elevations in rank, 1 reduction in rank, 0 neotype/proxy types recognized, 32 corrections and 35 transfers of subspecies, species or genera to alternative higher taxa and 59 deprecated DOIs.
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