April 2, 2019
April 2019 release (20190402) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers
The April release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 15,964 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 9,227 genome assemblies have been linked to 7,498 of the type strains. This release serves as the official release for both March and April 2019 due to a delay in the publication of IJSEM.
There were a total of 183 changes as compared to Release 20190226, including 111 novel taxa, no replacement names, no rank elevations, 1 rank reduction, 17 new combinations, no corrections, no neotypes/proxy types, 36 transfers of taxa, 18 deprecated names.
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