June 14, 2019
June 2019 release (20190614) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers
The June release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 16,120 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 10,334 genome assemblies have been linked to 8,264 of the type strains.
There were a total of 83 changes as compared to Release 20190521, including 59 novel taxa, 2 replacement names, 2 rank elevations, no rank reductions, 3 new combinations, no corrections, 1 neotype/proxy type, 9 transfers of taxa, 7 deprecated names.
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