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Table 1 Meristic and morphometric characters of neotype and whole mounted additional material of P. corderoi, and holotype and whole mounted paratype material P. ovarium and P. pythonius, as well as measures on P. corderoi from du Bois-Reymond Marcus (1948)

From: Protodrilus (Protodrilidae, Annelida) from the southern and southeastern Brazilian coasts

  P. corderoi P. ovarium P. pythonius
Marcusa Neotype Mean Max Min N Holotype Mean Min Max N Holotype Mean Min Max N
Total L. 2,500 2,700 2,988 3,541 2,500 5 5,595 5,243 4,529 5,948 11 3,400 3,200 2,900 3,500 3
Max. W. 60–100 97 82 101 53 7 77 79 67 95 11 163 140 120 165 3
L. prostomium 31 22 31 15 7 20 22 16 32 11 40 35 30 40 3
W. prostomium 39 37 42 29 5 51 44 36 52 11 40 40 30 40 3
L. peristomium 130 122 154 73 7 171 167 143 179 11 250 240 198 286 3
W. peristomium 95 79 104 48 7 83 87 69 110 11 180 177 147 235 3
Palp L. 180–250 250 195 250 162 7 262 247 195 279 10 450 480 450 525 2
L. pygidium 25–40 45 37 45 25 4 43 39 25 50 9 70 60 40 70 2
W. pygidium 55 38 55 27 5 50 46 39 52 9 25 22 20 25 3
N. segments 20–40 47 41 47 39 7 58 53 41 63 10 25 28 25 30 3
  1. L Length, Max maximum, Min minimum, N number of specimens, W width
  2. adu Bois-Reymond Marcus (1948)