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Table 4 Comparison of Halomonhystera hermesi (males) with lineages identified by Fonseca et al. (2008)

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

Species and lineages Characters
L a b c c Distance from cephalic apex to anterior rim of amphideal fovea divided by body diameter at level of cephalic setae Distance from vulva to anus divided by anal body diameter, µm Precloacal supplement Postcloacal supplements
hermesi 688–1,038 23–29 4–6.2 7.9–10.6 3–4.2 0.73–1.4 1.53–1.86 present present
GD1 969–1,069 27.2–33 3.2–3.9 11.5–13.5 2.8–3.5 0.92–1.06 1.17–1.47 present present
GD2 953–1,232 29.7–33.9 3.4–4.3 11.7–13.9 3.4–3.6 0.86–1.2 1.19–1.57 present present
GD3 775–1,213 26.7–30 3.3–3.9 11.2–13.5 3.1–3.4 0.77–0.96 1.4–1.67 absent absent
GD4 1,034–1,137 28.9–32.3 3.4–3.6 11.1–11.5 3.4–3.5 0.86–0.93 1.34–1.54 present ?
GD5 873–1,162 25.7–28.5 3.2–3.9 11.7–13.8 3.1–3.5 1.06–1.13 1.66–1.78 absent ?
  1. Character values non-overlapped with those of H. hermesi are underlined with a line