November 27, 2018
November 2018 release (20181127) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers
The November release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 15,737 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 8,802 genome assemblies have been linked to 7,240 of the type strains.
There were a total of 188 changes as compared to Release 20181030, including 105 novel taxa, no replacement names, no rank elevations, 1 rank reduction, 28 new combinations, no corrections, no neotypes/proxy types, 25 transfers of taxa, 29 deprecated names.
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