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 (Poecilia) 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   |   NATL   |   SATL   |   NPAC   |   SPAC   |   Indian Ocean   ]

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
Poecilia boesemani100
Poecilia butleri110
Poecilia catemaconis110
Poecilia caucana111
Poecilia chica110
Poecilia dauli111
Poecilia formosa100
Poecilia gillii111
Poecilia hispaniolana110
Poecilia hondurensis110
Poecilia koperi111
Poecilia kykesis111
Poecilia latipinna111
Poecilia latipunctata111
Poecilia maylandi110
Poecilia mexicana111
Poecilia orri111
Poecilia parae110
Poecilia petenensis111
Poecilia reticulata111
Poecilia salvatoris111
Poecilia sarrafae110
Poecilia sphenops111
Poecilia vandepolli111
Poecilia velifera111
Poecilia vivipara111
Poecilia wandae111
Poecilia wingei110

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-04