Maintenance Notice

August 28, 2019

August 2019 release (20190828) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers

The August release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 16,260 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 10,562 genome assemblies have been linked to 8,412 of the type strains.

There were a total of 91 changes as compared to Release 20190727, including 58 novel taxa, 1 replacement name, no rank elevations, no rank reductions, 14 new combinations, 2 corrections, no neotypes/proxy types, 1 transfer of a taxon, 15 deprecated names.

August 2019 Release Notes (111kB PDF)

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