July 17, 2018
July 2018 release (20180717) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers
The July release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 15,461 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 8,179 genome assemblies have been linked to 6,827 of the type strains.
There were a total of 153 changes as compared to Release 20180612, including 76 novel taxa, no replacement names, no rank elevations, 1 rank reduction, 36 new combinations, no corrections, 1 neotype/proxy type, 2 transfers of taxa, 37 deprecated names.
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