December 29, 2018
December 2018 release (20181229) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers
The December release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 15,794 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 8,862 genome assemblies have been linked to 7,281 of the type strains.
There were a total of 75 changes as compared to Release 20181127, including 69 novel taxa, no replacement names, no rank elevations, 1 rank reduction, 1 new combination, no corrections, no neotypes/proxy types, 2 transfers of taxa, 2 deprecated names.
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