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Table 1. Sequenced bBacterial and archaeal type strains having sequenced genomes with and a companion publication

From: The State of Standards in Genomic Sciences

Phylum Type strains SIGS Other Sequenced genomes
Archaea     
Crenarchaeota 57 7 4 44
Euryarchaeota 316 11 11 169
Thaumarchaeota 1 0 1 2
Bacteria     
Aquificae 27 2 0 10
Thermotogae 38 0 1 16
Thermodesulfobacteria 7 0 0 3
Deinococcus-Thermus 71 5 0 24
Chrysiogenetes 4 1 0 3
Chloroflexi 25 4 1 16
Nitrospirae 9 0 0 2
Deferribacteres 12 3 0 9
Cyanobacteria 12 0 0 11
Chlorobi 12 0 0 9
Proteobacteria 3,446 35 169 603
Firmicutes 1804 14 110 449
Tenericutes 202 0 14 39
Actinobacteria 2,413 32 51 233
Planctomycetes 10 3 0 13
Chlamydiae 12 0 6 18
Spirochaetes 106 3 7 42
Fibrobacteres 2 0 1 2
Acidobacteria 12 0 0 3
Bacteroidetes 791 21 17 180
Fusobacteria 33 4 0 16
Gemmatimonadetes 1 0 0 6
Verrucomicrobia 33 1 4 6
Dictyoglomi 2 0 0 2
Lentisphaerae 2 0 1 2
Synergistetes 15 4 0 14
Caldiserica 1 0 0 1
Elusimicrobia 1 0 0 1
Armatimonadetes 1 0 0 0
Total 9,478 150 398 1,948
  1. Totals are based on an export of the Bacterial and Archaeal taxonomic and nomenclatural events in the NamesforLife Database on December 30, 2011 [7]. There are 32 named phyla that are currently in common usage to which the validly named species and subspecies are mapped. Genome sequences are based on those that are declared as types from the GOLD database (5/28/2011) to which those genomes that were published outside of SIGS after that date were added. Cyanobacteria species are based on those species described in Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Vol 1., 2nd Ed. 2001 and represent the dominant morphotypes. Non-redundant non-type strains, bearing validly published names, for which types have yet to be sequences are added to the table to minimize potential for overlap.