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 (Melita) 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   |   Baltic   |   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
Melita alluaudi100
Melita awa100
Melita bulla100
Melita choshigawaensis110
Melita coroninii100
Melita corticis100
Melita elongata100
Melita festiva100
Melita formosa111
Melita guanaense100
Melita hergensis111
Melita inaequistylis100
Melita intermedia100
Melita leiotelson100
Melita lignophila100
Melita longidactyla100
Melita longisetosa100
Melita machaera100
Melita mangrovi100
Melita matilda110
Melita myersi100
Melita nitida111
Melita ophiocola100
Melita oregonensis100
Melita orgasmos100
Melita pahuwai100
Melita pallida100
Melita palmata111
Melita persona100
Melita pilopropoda100
Melita planaterga100
Melita plumulosa110
Melita quadrispinosa110
Melita sampsonae100
Melita setiflagella100
Melita setimera100
Melita shimizui110
Melita solada100
Melita stocki100
Melita sulca100
Melita tristanensis100
Melita tuberculata100
Melita valesi100
Melita zeylanica100

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-09