Maintenance Notice

July 27, 2019

July 2019 release (20190727) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers

The July release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 16,214 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 10,560 genome assemblies have been linked to 8,409 of the type strains.

There were a total of 154 changes as compared to Release 20190614, including 119 novel taxa, 1 replacement name, 5 rank elevations, 2 rank reductions, 8 new combinations, no corrections, no neotypes/proxy types, 3 transfers of taxa, 16 deprecated names.

July 2019 Release Notes (152kB PDF)

[permalink] Posted July 27, 2019.

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