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 (Parazoanthus) 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
Parazoanthus anguicomus110
Parazoanthus antarcticus100
Parazoanthus aruensis100
Parazoanthus axinellae110
Parazoanthus capensis100
Parazoanthus cutressi100
Parazoanthus darwini110
Parazoanthus dichroicus100
Parazoanthus douglasi100
Parazoanthus elongatus110
Parazoanthus haddoni100
Parazoanthus hertwigi100
Parazoanthus parasiticus110
Parazoanthus puertoricense110
Parazoanthus swiftii110
Parazoanthus tunicans110

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-11