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Table 4 Measurements (μm) of female holotype and male paratype (ZMB 11517) of Mixtophyes abyssalis gen. et sp. nov

From: A new kinorhynch genus, Mixtophyes (Kinorhyncha: Homalorhagida), from the Guinea Basin deep-sea, with new data on the family Neocentrophyidae

Character Holotype ♀ Paratype ♂
TL 871 769
msw/TL (%) 24.3 27.7
lts/TL (%) 40.8 61.1
s1 131 121
s2 66 65
s3 67 76
s4 70 76
s5 78 77
s6 81 79
s7 88 82
s8 93 88
s9 98 96
s10 86 78
s11 47 47
sw1 205 210
sw2 197 209
sw3 202 210
sw4 208 209
sw5 210 210
sw6 211 211
sw7 212 213
sw8 205 209
sw9 192 203
sw10 167 180
sw11 146 456
lts 355 470
mds11 146 82
  1. lts lateral terminal spine, mds11 middorsal spine of segment 11, msw, maximum sternal width, s1s11 1–11 trunk segments length, sw1sw11 sternal width of trunk segments 1–11; TL trunk length