June 12, 2018
June 2018 release (20180612) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers
The June release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 15,406 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 8,024 genome assemblies have been linked to 6,713 of the type strains.
There were a total of 60 changes as compared to Release 20180517, including 51 novel taxa, 1 new combination, no replacements, no elevations in rank, 2 reductions in rank, no neotype/proxy types recognized, no corrections and 3 transfers of subspecies, species or genera to alternative higher taxa and 3 deprecated DOIs.
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