May 17, 2018
May 2018 release (20180517) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers
The May release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 15,363 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 7,861 genome assemblies have been linked to 6,588 of the type strains.
There were a total of 142 changes as compared to Release 20180421, including 107 new taxa, 4 new combinations, no replacements, no elevations in rank, no reductions in rank, 10 neotype/proxy types recognized, no corrections and 21 transfers of subspecies, species or genera to alternative higher taxa and no deprecated DOIs.
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