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Table 1 Main measurements of females of T. americana sp. n

From: Deep-sea parasitic nematodes of the genus Trophomera Rubtsov et Platonova, 1974 (Benthimermithidae) from the Equatorial Atlantic, with the descriptions of two new species

Specimen status Holotype Paratype
Maturity Gravid Virgin
L, μm 4,470 3,250
Amph.dist., μm 73 47
Tail length, μm 90 103
Diameter at level of cephalic sensilla, μm 34 24
Diameter at amphidial level, μm 79 47
Diameter at level of midbody, μm 105 80
Maximal body diameter, μm 105 80
Diameter at anal level, μm 48 48
a 42.6 40.6
c 55.0 50.5
c′ 1.4 2.6
d 61 69
V, % 50.5 55.0