Changelog

2020-02-19 – DSMZ publishes a press release on the relaunch of LPSN and PNU.
2020-02-17 – The merged LPSN-PNU site goes public. Welcome to the new website!
2020-02-12 – The links to BacDive and to the TYGS have been completed.
2020-02-05 – The hierarchy pages have been made more dynamic (and more responsive). Where necessary taxon names are now alphabetically subdivided into smaller groups.
2020-01-28 – The advanced search has been completed and the checked parts of the etymologies are marked as such.
2020-01-22 – The contact form has been completed and all selected textual pages have been moved to the new production system.
2020-01-15 – The pages for individual taxa have been rearranged and augmented to allow for rapid navigation.
2020-01-10 – Taxon search is completed (search window in the upper part of each page).
2019-12-06 – We started adding names from the December 2019 issue of IJSEM to the test version of the new LPSN-PNU website. From now the incorporation of new IJSEM issues will not be mentioned any more because it can be expected to routinely occur each month.
2019-11-26 – The test version of the new LPSN-PNU website has been made available to all members of the joint LPSN-PNU team. This version includes the completed entries from the entire PNU database up to and including the IJSEM issue of November 2019.

News 2013-2019 by Aidan C. Parte

2019-07-22 – Names in the November 2018 issue of IJSEM (68/11) have been added to LPSN.
2019-06-22 – The classification of domains and phyla page version 2.2 has been uploaded. It was prepared in collaboration with Pablo Yarza from Ribocon.
2019-05-24 – Names in the October 2018 issue of IJSEM (68/10) have been added to LPSN.
2019-05-23 – Names in the September 2018 issue of IJSEM (68/9) have been added to LPSN.
2019-04-20 – Former StrainInfo links for species and subspecies now point to entries in the Global Catalogue of Microorganisms (GCM).
2018-05-23 – Names in Validation List no. 180 from the March 2018 issue of IJSEM (68/3) were added to LPSN.
2018-05-23 – Names in Validation List no. 180 from the March 2018 issue of IJSEM (68/3) were added to LPSN.
2018-05-23 – Names in Validation List no. 180 from the March 2018 issue of IJSEM (68/3) were added to LPSN.
2018-05-22 – Names in IJSEM 68/3 (March 2018) have been added to LPSN.
2018-05-21 – Names in IJSEM 68/2 (February 2018) have been added to LPSN.
2018-05-18 – 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.
2018-05-16 – Names in IJSEM 68/1 (January 2018) have been added to LPSN. LPSN now has a Twitter account, follow on @LPSN10.
2018-04-17 – 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.
2018-04-13 – Names in Validation List no. 178 from the November 2017 issue of IJSEM (67/11) were added to LPSN.
2018-04-12 – Names in IJSEM 67/11 (November 2017) have been added to LPSN.
2018-04-11 – Names in Validation List no. 177 from the September 2017 issue of IJSEM (67/9) were added to LPSN.
2018-04-05 – Names in IJSEM 67/10 (October 2017) have been added to LPSN.
2018-04-03 – Names in IJSEM 67/9 (September 2017) have been added to LPSN.
2018-03-07 – Names in Validation List no. 176 from the July 2017 issue of IJSEM (67/7) were added to LPSN.
2018-02-28 – Names in IJSEM 67/8 (August 2017) have been added to LPSN. The following new files were added: Andreesenia gen. nov., Bacteriovoracales ord. nov., Chengkuizengella gen. nov., Cumulibacter gen. nov., Daejeonia gen. nov., Desulfocucumis gen. nov., Dictyobacter gen. nov., Gottschalkia comb. nov., Gottschalkiaceae fam. nov., Micrococcoides gen. nov., Mongoliimonas gen. nov., Natronogen.ra gen. nov., Notoacmeibacter gen. nov., Notoacmeibacteraceae fam. nov., Paraphaeobacter gen. nov., Silvanigrella gen. nov., Silvanigrellaceae fam. nov. and Silvanigrellales ord. nov.
2018-01-31 – Names in IJSEM 67/7 (July 2017) have been added to LPSN. The following genus files were added: Cysteiniphilum, Galliscardovia, Merdimonas and Puzihella.
2018-01-29 – Names in IJSEM 67/6 (June 2017) have been added to LPSN. The following new files were added: Imhoffiella gen. nov., Mangrovihabitans gen. nov., Marinisporobacter gen. nov., Paracandidimonas gen. nov., Rodentibacter gen. nov., Salibacter gen. nov., Salinovum gen. nov. and Sulfodiicoccus gen. nov.
2018-01-19 – Links to type strains in the Japan Collection of Microorganisms (JCM) and Korea Collection for Type Cultures (KCTC) online catalogs were added to LPSN.
2018-01-03 – Names in IJSEM 67/5 (May 2017) have been added to LPSN. The following new files were added: Alkalicoccus gen. nov., Anaeromicrobium gen. nov., Annwoodia gen. nov., Auricoccus gen. nov., Azonexaceae fam. nov., Calorithrix gen. nov., Dubosiella gen. nov., Endothiovibrio gen. nov., Faecalicatena gen. nov., Faecalimonas gen. nov., Fournierella gen. nov., Haloactinomyces gen. nov., Hydrogenophilalia class. nov., Hydrogenovibrio gen. nov., Hyphobacterium gen. nov., Ileibacterium gen. nov., Luteitalea gen. nov., Mariniblastus gen. nov., Niveitalea gen. nov., Rectinema gen. nov., Rhodohalobacter gen. nov., Sterolibacteriaceae fam. nov., Sulfuritortus gen. nov., Thiobacillaceae fam. nov., Thiomicrorhabdus comb. nov., Thiomicrorhabdus gen. nov., Thiomicrospira gen. nov., Tibeticola gen. nov., Vitiosangium gen. nov., Zoogloeaceae fam. nov.
2017-12-20 – Names in IJSEM 67/4 (April 2017) have been added to LPSN.
2017-12-19 – Names in IJSEM 67/3 (March 2017) and in Validation List 175 (IJSEM 67/4) have been added to LPSN.
2017-10-20 – Names in Validation List 174 (IJSEM 67/3) have been added to LPSN.
2017-10-05 – Names in Validation List 173 (IJSEM 67/1) have been added to LPSN; a link to all the Validation Lists in IJSEM Online is now given below.
2017-08-25 – The names published in the February 2017 issue (67/2) of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2017-07-09 – The names published in the January 2017 issue (67/1) of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2017-06-14 – the names in Validation Lists 171 (IJSEM 66/9) and 172 (66/11) have been added to LPSN - this completes the 2016 updates.
2017-05-17 – Names beginning with M-Z published in the September-December 2016 issues of IJSEM (volume 66, parts 9-12) have been added to LPSN; names in the Validation List 171 will be added shortly.
2017-05-05 – Names beginning with A-L published in the September-December 2016 issues of IJSEM (volume 66, parts 9-12) have been added to LPSN; names beginning with M-Z and those in the validation lists will be added in due course.
2017-04-25 – The names published on Validation List 170 from the July 2016 issue (66/7) of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2017-04-02 – The names published in the August 2016 issue (66/8) of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2017-02-02 – The names published in the July 2016 issue (66/7) of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2017-01-27 – The names published in the June 2016 issue (66/6) of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2017-01-26 – The names published on Validation List 169 from the May 2016 issue (66/5) of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2017-01-25 – The names published in the April and May 2016 issues (66/4 and 66/5) of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2017-01-20 – The names published on Validation List 168 from the March 2016 issue (66/3) of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2017-01-19 – The names published in the March 2016 issue (66/3) of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2017-01-12 – The names published in the February 2016 issue (66/2) of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2017-01-06 – Links have been added from LPSN taxa files to 1666 corresponding articles in Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria.
2016-12-19 – The names published in the December 2015 issue (65/12) of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2016-11-30 – The names published in the November 2015 issue (65/11) of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2016-11-29 – Over the next 2-3 months LPSN will become fully updated - there have been technical issues preventing efficient updates and I am now working around the issues.
2016-11-21 – LPSN migrated to a new data center today - service was temporarily disrupted.
2016-10-18 – To improve usablity, reference subheadings have been modified to clarify Valid, Effective and Approved Lists publications for names.
2016-10-13 – All links to the classification pages such as Classification of families and Lists of genera included in families now point to the up-to-date classification of domains and phyla page.
2016-10-02LPSN is pleased to announce a new co-operation with bioinformatics company Ribocon. Ribocon is a provider of DNA analysis for species identification and community profiling, with emphasis on digital management of taxonomic information and partner of the ribosomal genes database SILVA. Ribocon will be supporting LPSN by means of optimizing the database infrastructure and applying extra quality control procedures to improve system sustainability over time. The classification of domains and phyla page has been thoroughly updated in collaboration with Pablo Yarza from Ribocon.
2016-06-22 – The names published in the January 2016 Validation List, no. 167, have been added to LPSN. Older news can be found here.
2016-06-17 – The names published in the November 2015 Validation List, no. 166, have been added to LPSN.
2016-05-09 – The names in the January 2016 issue of IJSEM have been added to LPSN; November and December 2015 will follow as soon as possible.
2016-05-03 – The names in the October 2015 issue of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2016-04-15 – The names published in the September 2015 Validation List, no. 165, have been added to LPSN; the names in the October issue will follow shortly.
2016-03-10 – Today LPSN hit 1,000,000 page views since 18 June 2015! LPSN statistics for January 2016 - 110,570 page views. Key: Green, page views; blue, unique visits; orange, returning visits.
2016-02-04 – The names published in the July 2015 Validation List, no. 164, have been added to LPSN.
2015-11-24 – Names beginning with S-Z published in the July-September 2015 issues of IJSEM have been added to LPSN. The names in the validation lists will be added in due course. LPSN statistics for October 2015 - 120,868 page views. Key: Green, page views; blue, unique visits; orange, returning visits. LPSN statistics for July 2015 - 107,455 page views. Key: Green, page views; blue, unique visits; orange, returning visits. LPSN statistics for 23 June to 7 July 2015. Key: Green, page views; blue, unique visits; orange, returning visits.
2015-11-23 – Names beginning with M-R published in the July-September 2015 issues of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2015-11-05 – Names beginning with D-L published in the July-September 2015 issues of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2015-10-28 – Names beginning with A-C published in the July-September 2015 issues of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2015-10-13 – Broken links to IJSB/IJSEM papers following changes to that journal’s online hosting service have been repaired.
2015-10-08 – The names published in the June 2015 issue of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2015-10-05 – The names published in the May 2015 issue of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2015-10-03 – The names published in the April 2015 Validation List, no. 163, have been added to LPSN.
2015-07-09 – The names published in the April issue of IJSEM have been added to LPSN; Validation List entries to be added as soon as possible.
2015-07-01 – The names published in the March 2015 Validation List, no. 162, have been added to LPSN.
2015-06-25 – The names published in the March issue of IJSEM have been added to LPSN; Validation List entries to be added as soon as possible.
2015-06-18 – StatCounter has been added to the bottom of each page on LPSN to enable monitoring of traffic to and from the site; the number on the counter is the total page loads since 18 June 2015.
2015-06-11 – The names published in the February issue of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2015-05-05 – The names published in the January 2015 Validation List, no. 161, have been added to LPSN.
2015-03-24 – The names published in the January issue of IJSEM have been added to LPSN; Validation List entries to be added shortly.
2015-03-06 – The names published in the December issue of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2015-02-12 – The names published in the November issue of IJSEM including Validation List no. 160 have been added to LPSN.
2014-11-07 – Bumper update completed - over 170 new names originally published in the September and October issues of IJSEM and new names published in the September Validation List, no. 159, have been added to LPSN. Next up, updates from the Judicial Commission.
2014-10-03 – New names originally published in the August issue of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2014-09-22 – New names published in the July Validation List, no. 158, have been added to LPSN. New names originally published in the August issue of IJSEM to be added shortly.
2014-09-17 – New names originally published in the July issue of IJSEM have been added to LPSN; Validation List entries to follow shortly.
2014-06-18 – Chart of a year’s worth of validly named taxa from IJSEM (original and validations) - a total of 928 species/subspecies.
2014-06-17 – New names published in the June issue of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2014-05-22 – New names published in the May issue of IJSEM (original papers and Validation List) have been added to LPSN.
2014-04-08 – New names published in the April issue of IJSEM have been added to LPSN.
2014-04-03 – March update completed for papers in IJSEM and in Validation List no. 156.
2014-02-21 – Validation List no. 155 entries added. Whole-genome sequence accession numbers are being added to species entries when available.
2014-01-23 – new taxa published in January issue of IJSEM have been added; Taxonomic Notes, Request for Opinion and Validation List entries to be added in due course.
2014-01-02 – an article that I wrote about LPSN has been published in the 2014 Database Issue of Nucleic Acids Research, vol. 42, issue D1, pp. D613-D616. It may be used in addition to Euzéby 1997 when citing LPSN.
2013-12-24 – Changes from the December issue of IJSEM have been added to taxa pages; subsidiary pages will be updated shortly.
2013-11-24 – Older news and announcements have been moved to the LPSN News page.
2013-11-22 – LPSN has been restructured as described below. Links to the old taxa files will automatically redirect to their new location. ***Note: the next update will be made Friday 22 November - the taxa files will be moved up one level in the file structure (out of their lettered directories), so external links to LPSN will need to be changed. For example, Bogoriella will be at http://www.bacterio.net/bogoriella.html ***
2013-10-23 – Entries for taxa published in the September and October 2013 issues of IJSEM have been added.
2013-09-13 – Entries for taxa published in the August 2013 issue of IJSEM have been added - no Validation List in this issue. New pages can take some time to appear in the Google custom search engine. The other pages, including classifications, will be updated in due course, along with the IJSEM September updates.
2013-08-22 – I have now finished adding entries for taxa published in the July 2013 issue of IJSEM, including in the Validation List. The other pages, including classifications, will be updated in due course, along with the IJSEM August updates.
2013-06-29Jean Euzéby, founder of LPSN, is retiring at the end of June 2013, having founded LPSN in 1997. LPSN is the most complete and authoritative source for prokaryotic nomenclature and I am pleased and honoured that Professor Euzéby has entrusted it to me. I have updated the formatting of the site, and my first update of the content itself will occur towards the end of July. Aidan C. Parte, Curator, LPSN – bacterio.net