August 23, 2018
August 2018 release (20180823) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers
The August release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 15,500 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 8,473 genome assemblies have been linked to 6,987 of the type strains.
There were a total of 83 changes as compared to Release 20180717, including 47 novel taxa, no replacement names, 13 rank elevations, no rank reductions, 5 new combinations, no corrections, no neotypes/proxy types, no transfers of taxa, 18 deprecated names.
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