September 28, 2018
September 2018 release (20180928) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers
The September release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 15,609 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 8,579 genome assemblies have been linked to 7,067 of the type strains.
There were a total of 877 changes as compared to Release 20180823, including 177 novel taxa, 6 replacement names, 4 rank elevations, 18 rank reductions, 242 new combinations, no corrections, 1 neotype/proxy type, 159 transfers of taxa, 270 deprecated names.
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