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Table 5 Stylet sizes in Promesostoma species with a branched stylet

From: Uncharted biodiversity in the marine benthos: the void of the smallish with description of ten new Platyhelminth taxa from the well-studied North Sea

  Total stylet length (µm) Position of stylet branch Sources
P. balticum Luther, 1918 55/135 at \( {\raise0.7ex\hbox{$1$} \!\mathord{\left/ {\vphantom {1 3}}\right.\kern-0pt} \!\lower0.7ex\hbox{$3$}} \) length Luther [36]
P. bipartitum Ax, 1956 80 at \( {\raise0.7ex\hbox{$1$} \!\mathord{\left/ {\vphantom {1 2}}\right.\kern-0pt} \!\lower0.7ex\hbox{$2$}} \) length Ax [37]
P. cochleare Karling, 1935 140–155
(120–130)*
at \( {\raise0.7ex\hbox{$1$} \!\mathord{\left/ {\vphantom {1 4}}\right.\kern-0pt} \!\lower0.7ex\hbox{$4$}} \) length Karling [38], Luther [36], *Ax [39]
P. paracochlearis Ax, 1952 210–233 at \( {\raise0.7ex\hbox{$1$} \!\mathord{\left/ {\vphantom {1 4}}\right.\kern-0pt} \!\lower0.7ex\hbox{$4$}} \) length Ax [39]
P. wehrenbergi n. sp. 110–112 at \( {\raise0.7ex\hbox{$1$} \!\mathord{\left/ {\vphantom {1 2}}\right.\kern-0pt} \!\lower0.7ex\hbox{$2$}} \) length This paper