List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) is an online database that maintains information on the naming
Taxonomy is the practice and science of categorization or classification.
A taxonomy (or taxonomical classification) is a scheme of classification, especially a hierarchical classification, in which things are organized into groups or types. ...
A prokaryote () is a single-celled organism that lacks a nucleus and other membrane-bound organelles. The word ''prokaryote'' comes from the Greek πρό (, 'before') and κάρυον (, 'nut' or 'kernel').Campbell, N. "Biology:Concepts & Con ...
following the taxonomy requirements and rulings of the
International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes
The International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes (ICNP) formerly the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria (ICNB) or Bacteriological Code (BC) governs the scientific names for Bacteria and Archaea.P. H. A. Sneath, 2003. A short histor ...
The database was curated from 1997 to June 2013 by Jean P. Euzéby.
From July 2013 to January 2020, LPSN was curated by Aidan C. Parte.
In February 2020, a new version of LPSN was published as a service of the Leibniz Institute DSMZ, thereby also integrating the Prokaryotic Nomenclature Up-to-date service.]
List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature
International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (IJSEM)
Online taxonomy databases