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 (Styela) 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
Styela atlantica100
Styela brevigaster100
Styela calva100
Styela canopus111
Styela chaini100
Styela changa100
Styela charcoti100
Styela clava111
Styela clavata100
Styela coriacea100
Styela crinita100
Styela gagetyleri100
Styela gelatinosa100
Styela gibbsii111
Styela glans100
Styela izuana100
Styela kottae100
Styela loculosa100
Styela longiducta100
Styela macrenteron100
Styela magalhaensis100
Styela materna100
Styela montereyensis111
Styela ordinaria100
Styela paessleri110
Styela plicata111
Styela psoliformis100
Styela rustica111
Styela schmitti100
Styela sericata100
Styela sigma100
Styela similis100
Styela squamosa100
Styela suluensis100
Styela tenuibranchia100
Styela theeli100
Styela truncata111
Styela uniplicata100
Styela wandeli100
Styela yakutatensis100

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-04