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Table 3 Measurements of female holotype and paratype of Meristoderes imugi sp. nov. from the Korea Strait

From: Occurrence of the newly described kinorhynch genus Meristoderes (Cyclorhagida: Echinoderidae) in Korea, with the description of four new species

Character

Length holotype

Length paratype

TL

206 μm

199 μm

MSW-8

35 μm

MSW-8/TL

17.0 %

SW-10

30 μm

SW-10/TL

14.6 %

S1

17 μm

19 μm

S2

19 μm

20 μm

S3

22 μm

24 μm

S4

25 μm

27 μm

S5

25 μm

28 μm

S6

26 μm

29 μm

S7

27 μm

30 μm

S8

29 μm

32 μm

S9

31 μm

31 μm

S10

25 μm

28 μm

S11

21 μm

23 μm

MD4 (ac)

38 μm

40 μm

MD6 (ac)

50 μm

54 μm

MD8 (ac)

68 μm

70 μm

SD2 (tu)

12 μm

VL2 (tu)

15 μm

16 μm

LV5 (tu)

15 μm

16 μm

ML8 (tu)

20 μm

24 μm

LV8 (ac)

29 μm

34 μm

LV9 (ac)

45 μm

43 μm

LTS

134 μm

138 μm

LTS/TL

65.0 %

69.3 %

LTAS (f)

22 μm

N/A

  1. ac acicular spine, f female condition of sexual dimorphic character, LTAS lateral terminal accessory spine, LTS lateral terminal spine, LV lateroventral, MD middorsal, ML midlateral, MSW-8 maximum sternal width, measured on segment 8 in this species, S segment lengths, SD subdorsal, SW-10 standard width, always measured on segment 10, TL trunk length, tu tubule, VL ventrolateral