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Table 2 Comparison of Halomonhystera species (males)

From: Description of two free-living nematode species of Halomonhystera disjuncta complex (Nematoda: Monhysterida) from two peculiar habitats in the sea

Species Characters
L a b c c′ Width of the amphideal fovea (in brackets, as percentage of c.b.d.,  %) Distance from cephalic apex to anterior rim of amphideal fovea, μm Distance from cephalic apex to anterior rim of amphideal fovea divided by body diameter at level of cephalic setae Total stoma length (μm) Spicule’s length (μm)
antarctica 900 33 7.5 11 3.6 (33) ? 1.3–1.4 ? 34–40
bathislandica 572–684 36–39 5.3–6.2 7.4–7.5 5.5–6 4.3 (45) 15 2 6 22
cameroni 1,054 40 7.3 11 3.3–3.6 (25) ? 2–3 8 38
chitwoodi 1,450 34 9.8 9.8 4.4 (25) 11 1 ? 42
continentalis 420–560 20–23 5–5.6 10–11 2.1–2.5 (33) 9–12 1.2–1.8 4–6 26–30
disjuncta 800–1,500 24–35 6.2–10 11–20 2–3 (25) ? <2 ? 27–42
fisheri 680–860 28–41 6.7–7.2 9.1–9.9 4.3–4.8 (50) 12–14 2.14 calc 5 27–29
glaciei 2,200–2,500 81–91 7.3–8.2 11–20 6.3 (29) 26 2–2.5 ? 36–40
halophila 820–1,330 29–38 7–10 11–13 2.7–3.6 (25) 22–30 0.8–1.2 10–12 44–53
hermesi sp. n. 688–1,038 23–39 3.9–6.2 7.9–10.6 3–4.2 3–4 (20–24) 11–18 0.7–1.4 6.4–8.5 32–50
hickeyi 605–740 30–34 6.1–6.7 10–11 3.3 (50) 11 1.52 calc ? 25–30
islandica 380–400 26–29 5.1–5.5 7.7–8 4.3–4.7 (33–35) 9.5–10.3 1.65 calc 3 14–19
paradisjuncta 600 27 5.4 10 2.8 (20–25) 12–18 1.56 calc 5  
parasitica 900–1,100 25–29 4.8–5.7 8–9 4.2 calc 4 (22 calc) 18 2 7 41–44
rotundicapitata 850 26 6 8 4 (22 calc) 14.5 calc 1.16 8 26
socialis 1,875–3,590 42–60 6.7–10.6 12–21 3.2–5 4–5.5 (21–33.3) 14–23 1.1–1.5 5–11 46–96
tangaroa 660–817 33–38 6–7 10–12 3–3.8 4 (29–33) 11–14 1.18 calc 6 27–34
taurica 724–979 32–43 6.7–8.3 13–17 2.5–3.5 3–4 (25 calc) 13–14 1.36 calc ? 23–30
uniformis 460 40 5 6.7 6.5 (25) ? 2–2.5 ? 26
vandoverae 605–760 33–35 6–7 8–10 4 (40) 12–14 ? 5 23–30
  1. Character values non-overlapped with those of H. hermesi underlined with single line. Double underline means wide hiatus