Molecular/Barcoding Data

This page is an in-development cooperative work with SCOR WG157 (MetaZooGene,   The "MZG" plots and information tables below summarize known observations of this taxa (Littorina) and locations associated with GenBank barcodes for this taxa or taxa group (red stars).   Additional information on this taxa is available at

Map Views:   [   World   |   Arctic   |   NATL   |   Mediterranean   |   SATL   |   NPAC   |   SPAC   |   Indian Ocean   |   Southern   ]

In the map above, light blue circles indicate where this taxa has been observed in COPEPOD or OBIS.
Red stars indicate locations where genus-level or species-level barcoding samples exist in GenBank or BOLD.

The table below shows the values plotted in the bargraph above.   Ocean columns indicate taxa has been observed in that ocean.

Sibling-taxa of this
# of Species
Observed in
# of Species
barcoded in
# of these
with GeoLocation
Littorina aleutica110
Littorina arcana111
Littorina brevicula110
Littorina compressa111
Littorina fabalis111
Littorina horikawai110
Littorina kasatka110
Littorina keenae110
Littorina littorea111
Littorina mandshurica110
Littorina natica110
Littorina obtusata111
Littorina plena110
Littorina scutulata110
Littorina sitkana110
Littorina squalida110
Littorina subrotundata110

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-08