January 30, 2019
January 2019 release (20190130) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers
The January release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 15,836 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 9,049 genome assemblies have been linked to 7,401 of the type strains.
There were a total of 66 changes as compared to Release 20181229, including 56 novel taxa, 1 replacement name, no rank elevations, no rank reductions, no new combinations, no corrections, 1 neotype/proxy type, 7 transfers of taxa, 1 deprecated name.
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