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 (Alvania) 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   ]

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
Alvania aspera100
Alvania cancellata100
Alvania carinata100
Alvania cimex100
Alvania cimicoides100
Alvania dictyophora100
Alvania discors100
Alvania electa100
Alvania fischeri100
Alvania geryonia100
Alvania hirta100
Alvania jeffreysi100
Alvania lactea100
Alvania lanciae100
Alvania lineata100
Alvania mamillata100
Alvania moerchi100
Alvania pagodula100
Alvania parvula100
Alvania porcupinae100
Alvania pseudoareolata100
Alvania pseudosyngenes100
Alvania punctura110
Alvania rudis100
Alvania scabra100
Alvania scrobiculata100
Alvania stenolopha100
Alvania subcrenulata100
Alvania subsoluta110
Alvania tenera100
Alvania testae100
Alvania verrilli100
Alvania zetlandica100
Alvania zylensis100

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-10