Taxon DOI
Dridi et al. 2012
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Iino et al. 2013
Dridi et al. 2012
Borrel et al. 2013
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  Woese et al. 1990
  Rinke et al. 2019
  Reysenbach 2002
  Iino et al. 2013
  Iino et al. 2013
  Dridi et al. 2012

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 Methanomassiliicoccus Dridi et al. 2012. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on February 28, 2019.


  1. Dridi B, Fardeau M-L, Ollivier B, Raoult D, Drancourt M. Methanomassiliicoccus luminyensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a methanogenic archaeon isolated from human faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1902-1907. [PubMed].
  2. Borrel G, Harris HMB, Parisot N, Gaci N, Tottey W, Mihajlovski A, Deane J, Gribaldo S, Bardot O, Peyretaillade E, Peyret P, O'Toole PW, Brugère J-F. Genome Sequence of "Candidatus Methanomassiliicoccus intestinalis" Issoire-Mx1, a Third Thermoplasmatales-Related Methanogenic Archaeon from Human Feces. Genome Announc 2013; 1:. [PubMed].