Maintenance Notice

September 30, 2019

September 2019 release (20190930) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers

The September release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 16,335 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 10,877 genome assemblies have been linked to 8,617 of the type strains.

There were a total of 126 changes as compared to Release 20190828, including 94 novel taxa, no replacement names, 1 rank elevation, no rank reductions, 13 new combinations, no corrections, no neotypes/proxy types, 4 transfers of taxa, 14 deprecated names.

September 2019 Release Notes (157kB PDF)

[permalink] Posted September 30, 2019.

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