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 (Pontella) 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   |   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
Pontella agassizii100
Pontella alata100
Pontella andersoni100
Pontella atlantica100
Pontella chierchiae110
Pontella cristata100
Pontella danae100
Pontella diagonalis110
Pontella fera111
Pontella gracilis100
Pontella indica100
Pontella investigatoris100
Pontella lobiancoi100
Pontella meadii100
Pontella mediterranea100
Pontella mimocerami100
Pontella novaezealandiae100
Pontella polydactyla100
Pontella princeps100
Pontella rostraticauda110
Pontella securifer100
Pontella sinica110
Pontella spinicauda100
Pontella spinipes110
Pontella tenuiremis100
Pontella valida100
Pontella whiteleggei100

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-11