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 (Sapphirina) 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   |   Baltic   |   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
Sapphirina angusta111
Sapphirina auronitens110
Sapphirina bicuspidata100
Sapphirina darwinii110
Sapphirina gastrica100
Sapphirina gemma100
Sapphirina intestinata100
Sapphirina iris100
Sapphirina lactens100
Sapphirina maculosa100
Sapphirina metallina111
Sapphirina nigromaculata100
Sapphirina opalina110
Sapphirina ovatolanceolata100
Sapphirina pyrosomatis100
Sapphirina sali100
Sapphirina scarlata111
Sapphirina sinuicauda100
Sapphirina stellata110
Sapphirina vorax110

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-08