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 (Acanthephyra) 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
Acanthephyra acanthitelsonis111
Acanthephyra acutifrons110
Acanthephyra armata111
Acanthephyra carinata110
Acanthephyra chacei100
Acanthephyra cucullata110
Acanthephyra curtirostris111
Acanthephyra eximia111
Acanthephyra faxoni100
Acanthephyra fimbriata110
Acanthephyra indica100
Acanthephyra kingsleyi100
Acanthephyra media110
Acanthephyra pelagica111
Acanthephyra prionota100
Acanthephyra purpurea111
Acanthephyra quadrispinosa111
Acanthephyra sanguinea110
Acanthephyra sibogae100
Acanthephyra sica100
Acanthephyra smithi110
Acanthephyra stylorostratis111
Acanthephyra tenuipes100
Acanthephyra trispinosa100

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-16