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

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  corrig. Krieg et al. 2021
  Nakagawa 2012 emend. García-López et al. 2019
  Leadbetter 1974 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. García-López et al. 2019
  Nedashkovskaya and Ludwig 2012
  Liu 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 Mongoliicoccus Liu et al. 2012. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on September 5, 2013.


  1. Liu YP, Wang YX, Li YX, Feng FY, Liu HR, Wang J. Mongoliicoccus roseus gen. nov., sp. nov., an alkaliphilic bacterium isolated from a haloalkaline lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2206-2212. [PubMed].
  2. Subhash Y, Tushar L, Sasikala Ch, Ramana ChV. Mongoliicoccus alkaliphilus sp. nov. and Litoribacter alkaliphilus sp. nov., isolated from salt pans. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:3457-3462. [PubMed].