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Table 5 Comparison of Halomonhystera hermesi (females) 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 tail length
hermesi 635–1,082 17.9–27.2 4.1–6 8.4–11.3 4.5–5.5 0.7–1 0.23–0.39
GD1 845–1,125 21–25.3 2.6–3.8 9.7–12.7 3.3–3.8 1.22–1.68 0.19–0.48
GD2 951–1,090 25.5–28.6 3.0–3.8 9.8–13.4 4.2–5.3 1.21–1.46 0.26–0.49
GD3 911–1,224 21.3–28.1 2.2–3.3 9.3–11.5 4.3–5.4 1.08–1.49 0.29–0.38
GD4 826–1,151 21.1–26.3 2.8–3.4 9.6–13 3.5–4.7 1.04–1.69 0.17–0.33
GD5 804–1,005 20.7–23.9 2.1–3.2 13.1–15.2 3.1–3.8 1.32–1.92 0.28–0.38
  1. Character values non-overlapped with those of H. hermesi are underlined with a line