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 (Balanophyllia) 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
Balanophyllia affinis100
Balanophyllia bayeri100
Balanophyllia capensis100
Balanophyllia caribbeana100
Balanophyllia cedrosensis100
Balanophyllia cellulosa100
Balanophyllia cornu110
Balanophyllia cyathoides100
Balanophyllia dentata100
Balanophyllia diffusa100
Balanophyllia dineta100
Balanophyllia elegans111
Balanophyllia elongata100
Balanophyllia fistula100
Balanophyllia floridana100
Balanophyllia galapagensis100
Balanophyllia gemma100
Balanophyllia hadros100
Balanophyllia helenae100
Balanophyllia imperialis110
Balanophyllia inauris100
Balanophyllia irrorata100
Balanophyllia italica100
Balanophyllia malaccensis100
Balanophyllia malouinensis100
Balanophyllia palifera100
Balanophyllia parallela100
Balanophyllia pittieri100
Balanophyllia profundicella100
Balanophyllia scabra100
Balanophyllia striata100
Balanophyllia wellsi100

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-11