October 30, 2018
October 2018 release (20181030) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers
The October release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 15,657 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 8,633 genome assemblies have been linked to 7,104 of the type strains.
There were a total of 88 changes as compared to Release 20180928, including 54 novel taxa, no replacement names, 7 rank elevations, 1 rank reduction, 1 new combination, no corrections, no neotypes/proxy types, 16 transfers of taxa, 9 deprecated names.
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