Taxon DOI
Hamada et al. 2011
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Austwick 1958 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Nouioui et al. 2018
Hamada et al. 2011
Chen et al. 2017
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Goodfellow 2021 non Actinobacteria Stackebrandt et al. 1997
  Krasil'nikov 1949 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Salam et al. 2020
  Austwick 1958 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Nouioui et al. 2018
  Hamada et al. 2011

The taxonomy from the rank of class and below is based upon currently published taxonomic opinion. For a complete taxonomy, refer to The Taxonomic Outline of Bacteria and Archaea, Release 7.7.
When referring to this Abstract, please use its Digital Object Identifier and cite NamesforLife.
Taxon Abstract for the genus Mobilicoccus Hamada et al. 2011. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on July 11, 2017.


  1. Hamada M, Iino T, Iwami T, Harayama S, Tamura T, Suzuki K-i. Mobilicoccus pelagius gen. nov., sp. nov. and Piscicoccus intestinalis gen. nov., sp. nov., two new members of the family Dermatophilaceae, and reclassification of Dermatophilus chelonae (Masters et al. 1995) as Austwickia chelonae gen. nov., comb. nov. J Gen Appl Microbiol 2010; 56:427-436. [PubMed].
  2. Chen X, Li QY, Li GD, Xu FJ, Jiang CL, Han L, Huang XS, Jiang Y. Mobilicoccus caccae sp. nov., isolated from the faeces of the primate Rhinopithecus roxellanae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2253-2257. [PubMed].