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 (Anthopleura) 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   |   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
Anthopleura africana100
Anthopleura ambonensis100
Anthopleura anjunae100
Anthopleura anneae100
Anthopleura artemisia110
Anthopleura asiatica100
Anthopleura atodai110
Anthopleura aureoradiata100
Anthopleura ballii100
Anthopleura buddemeieri111
Anthopleura cascaia100
Anthopleura chinensis100
Anthopleura dixoniana100
Anthopleura dowii100
Anthopleura elegantissima111
Anthopleura fuscoviridis100
Anthopleura haddoni100
Anthopleura handi100
Anthopleura hermaphroditica100
Anthopleura incerta100
Anthopleura inconspicua100
Anthopleura inornata100
Anthopleura insignis100
Anthopleura japonica100
Anthopleura kohli100
Anthopleura krebsi110
Anthopleura kurogane100
Anthopleura mariscali100
Anthopleura mcmurrichi100
Anthopleura michaelseni100
Anthopleura minima100
Anthopleura monile100
Anthopleura mortenseni100
Anthopleura mortoni100
Anthopleura nigrescens100
Anthopleura panikkarii100
Anthopleura qingdaoensis100
Anthopleura rosea100
Anthopleura sanctaehelenae100
Anthopleura sola111
Anthopleura stellula100
Anthopleura stimpsonii100
Anthopleura texaensis100
Anthopleura thallia100
Anthopleura uchidai100
Anthopleura varioarmata100
Anthopleura waridi100
Anthopleura xanthogrammica111

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-10