Maintenance Notice

May 1, 2019

May 2019 release (20190501) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers

The May release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 16,026 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 9,448 genome assemblies have been linked to 7,656 of the type strains.

There were a total of 166 changes as compared to Release 20190402, including 82 novel taxa, 2 replacement names, no rank elevations, no rank reductions, 4 new combinations, no corrections, no neotypes/proxy types, 72 transfers of taxa, 6 deprecated names.

May 2019 Release Notes (87kB PDF)

[permalink] Posted May 1, 2019.

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