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 (Murex) 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   |   NPAC   |   SPAC   |   Indian Ocean   ]

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
Murex acanthostephes100
Murex aduncospinosus100
Murex altispira100
Murex bellegladeensis100
Murex brevispina100
Murex carbonnieri100
Murex concinnus100
Murex falsitribulus100
Murex megapex100
Murex nigrispinosus100
Murex occa100
Murex pecten110
Murex protocrassus100
Murex scolopax100
Murex somalicus100
Murex tenuirostrum100
Murex ternispina100
Murex trapa110
Murex tribulus100
Murex troscheli110

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-13