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Table 4 Morphometry of the holotype (holo) and paratypes of Paracanthonchus gynodiporata sp. n. from Cupe-PE in the northeastern coast of Brazil

From: Low genetic but high morphological variation over more than 1000 km coastline refutes omnipresence of cryptic diversity in marine nematodes

  RIT848 RIT849 RIT850 UGMD 104316
  Male (Holo) Female (NG) J4 stage Male Female (NG) J3 stage Male Male Female (G) Female (G) Male Female (G) J3 stage
L 1099 1238 796 1072 1001 819 1116 1146 1184 1145 1060 1075 500.83
Distance vulva anterior end n/a 500 373 n/a 466 n/a n/a n/a 521 552 n/a 488 n/a
Pharynx length 151 156 132 144 154 131 147 162 172 172 151 160 97
Ventr. pore. Dist. ant. end 26.0 24.3 n/a 26.6 33.1 27.9 30.3 30.6 29.5 32.7 27 26 28.3
Tail length 130 126 107 120 120 115 126 130 132 132 121 121 76
abd 40 39.1 34.3 38.6 36.2 37.8 41.1 43.4 39 39.9 40.6 37.7 24.9
Head diameter 22.4 22.6 24.9 21.4 22.1 22.9 21.5 22.9 24.5 24.2 20.5 25.9 15.3
Sensila Length 4.5 3.5 3 3.7 4.7 2.5 3.7 4.6 4.9 4.4 2.9 4.2 2.3
Buccal width 9.7 10.8 n/a 10.4 11.7 n/a 9.6 8.9 10.6 11.1 9.8 10.8 6.8
Buccal length 8.5 8.7 n/a 8.9 10 n/a 8.5 9.6 9.9 10.8 9.5 10.3 6.6
Amphid. fovea length 10 7.3 n/a 9.8 6.7 n/a 9.5 9.2 6.9 7.1 9.3 7.4 4.
Amphid. fovea width 10 7.4 6.2 10.5 8.1 n/a 10.7 9.6 8.3 8.6 9.2 7.8 4.8
Amphid. dist. Ant. end 11.5 11.5 n/a 11.2 12 n/a 11.3 11.4 11.5 1188 12.9 12.3 9.1
Pharynx width base 21 24.5 21.9 19.9 25.5 18.6 19.5 23.4 28.7 27.5 18.9 26.9 15.9
cbd base pharynx 40 46.1 40.6 42.0 47.4 38.8 39.9 47.1 52.80 48.6 40.9 46.6 29.5
Pre-vulvar body pore n/a 16.5 14.8 n/a 16.2 n/a n/a n/a 16.5 17.2 n/a 15.6 n/a
Post-vulvar body pore n/a 15.5 12.6 n/a 15.6 n/a n/a n/a 16.8 16.3 n/a 16.1 n/a
Body width 40 55.9 46 46.8 58.5 41.4 48 n/a 65.90 63.6 50.4 58.2 30.8
Spicule length 40 n/a n/a 38.9 n/a n/a 39.2 39.5 n/a n/a 42.1 n/a n/a
Gubernac. length 34.6 n/a n/a 36.1 n/a n/a 35.9 40.8 n/a n/a 34.5 n/a n/a
Supplement length 4 21.5 n/a n/a 21.7 n/a n/a 23.2 22.5 n/a n/a 23.7 n/a n/a
Supplement length 3 25.4 n/a n/a 24.9 n/a n/a 25.2 23.2 n/a n/a 24.3 n/a n/a
Supplement length 2 24.6 n/a n/a 25.4 n/a n/a 25.1 24.4 n/a n/a 24.8 n/a n/a
Supplement length 1 26 n/a n/a 25.8 n/a n/a 25.7 25.5 n/a n/a 25.8 n/a n/a
  1. Abbreviations: L body length, Ventr. pore dist. ant. end. ventral pore distance from the anterior end, abd body diameter at anus level, Amphid dist. ant. end Amphid distance from the anterior end, cbd base pharynx corresponding body diameter at the base of the pharynx, a body length/body width, b body length/pharynx length, c body length/tail length. The codes RIT848, RIT849, RIT850 and UGMD 104316 correspond to one slide each