December 5, 2019
December 2019 release (20191205) of the NamesforLife taxonomy is now available for subscribers
The November release of the NamesforLife taxonomy contains an updated 16S rRNA data set that includes 16,414 sequences of validly published species and subspecies of Bacteria and Archaea, including new species, new combinations and corrections to nomenclature. Also, 11,060 genome assemblies have been linked to 8,747 of the type strains.
There were a total of 132 changes as compared to Release 20191105, including 92 novel taxa, no replacement names, no rank elevations, no rank reductions, 20 new combinations, no corrections, no neotypes/proxy types, no transfers of taxa, 20 deprecated names.
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