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 (Margarites) 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   |   SATL   |   NPAC   |   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
Margarites argentatus100
Margarites avachensis100
Margarites bairdii100
Margarites biconica100
Margarites costalis100
Margarites dnopherus100
Margarites giganteus100
Margarites groenlandicus100
Margarites helicinus100
Margarites hickmanae100
Margarites inflatulus100
Margarites kophameli100
Margarites laminarum100
Margarites olivaceus110
Margarites pupillus110
Margarites ryukyuensis100
Margarites salmoneus100
Margarites shinkai100
Margarites striatus100
Margarites vahlii100

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-06