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23 May 2018 - Names in Validation List no. 180 from the March 2018 issue of IJSEM (68/3) were added to LPSN
22 May 2018 - Names in IJSEM 68/3 (March 2018) have been added to LPSN.
21 May 2018 - Names in IJSEM 68/2 (February 2018) have been added to LPSN.
18 May 2018 - Names in Validation List no. 179 from the January 2018 issue of IJSEM (68/1) were added to LPSN; there is a new citation for LPSN - my mini review article in IJSEM.
16 May 2018 - Names in IJSEM 68/1 (January 2018) have been added to LPSN. LPSN now has a Twitter account, follow on @LPSN10.
17 April 2018 - Names in IJSEM 67/12 (December 2017) have been added to LPSN; links to strains in the CCUG (Culture Collection, University of Göteborg, Sweden) have been added to LPSN.
13 April 2018 - Names in Validation List no. 178 from the November 2017 issue of IJSEM (67/11) were added to LPSN.
12 April 2018 - Names in IJSEM 67/11 (November 2017) have been added to LPSN.
11 April 2018 - Names in Validation List no. 177 from the September 2017 issue of IJSEM (67/9) were added to LPSN.
5 April 2018 - Names in IJSEM 67/10 (October 2017) have been added to LPSN.
3 April 2018 - Names in IJSEM 67/9 (September 2017) have been added to LPSN.
How to cite LPSN
- Parte, A.C. (2018). LPSN – List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (bacterio.net), 20 years on. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 68; doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.002786
- Parte, A.C. (2013). LPSN — list of prokaryotic names with standing in nomenclature. Nucleic Acids Research, 42, Issue D1, D613–D616; doi: 10.1093/nar/gkt1111
- Euzéby, J.P. (1997). List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a Folder Available on the Internet. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 47, 590-592; doi: 10.1099/00207713-47-2-590
Taxonomic categories and changes covered by the Rules of the Code
- Genera and suprageneric taxa: List A-C - List D-L - List M-R - List S-Z
- Suprageneric taxa - Nomenclatural types of suprageneric taxa
- All genera
- Approved Lists of Bacterial Names
- Click here to find all Validation Lists in IJSB/IJSEM Online
- NEW! Click here to find all Notification Lists in IJSB/IJSEM Online
Taxonomic categories and changes not covered by the Rules of the Code
- List A-C List D-L List M-R List S-Z
- Taxa above the rank of class
- Some prokaryotic names without standing in nomenclature
- Lists of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion
- Endangered prokaryotic names (J.P. Euzéby & B.J. Tindall)
All names cited in the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature
- Classification of domains and phyla - Hierarchical classification of prokaryotes
- Classification of Cyanobacteria
- Definitions and abbreviations
- Alterations to the Bacteriological Code (1990 Revision)
- Genders of generic names - Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names - Genera named after personal names - Genera named after geographical names - Genera named after mythological figures - Genera named after institutions
- Latin and neo-Latin adjectives or participial adjectives used as specific or subspecific epithets (J.P. Euzéby & B.J. Tindall)
- Requests for Opinions and Judicial Opinions
- Conserved names of prokaryotic taxa - Rejected names of prokaryotic taxa
- Minimal standards for the description of new taxa
- Salmonella nomenclature
- Longest and shortest prokaryotic names
Some papers about nomenclature
- H.G. Trüper: Help! Latin! How to avoid the most common mistakes while giving Latin names to newly discovered prokaryotes
- R.E. Buchanan: Chemical terminology and microbiological nomenclature
- B.J. Tindall: Misunderstanding the Bacteriological Code
- J.P. Euzéby & B.J. Tindall: Valid publication of new names or new combinations: making use of the Validation Lists
- P.H.A. Sneath & Don J. Brenner: "Official" Nomenclature Lists
Papers freely available in IJSEM Online (full text in HTML format)