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Table II.

Morphological characteristics of the males of Ochoterenella esslingeri n. sp. from Bokermannohyla luctuosa in Minas Gerais, Brasil.

Type specimens Paratype Allotype Paratype Paratype Mean SD
Specimen number 1 2 3 4
Body length (mm) 18.8 19.1 14.9 17.9 17.7 ± 1.9
Width at mid-body 250 260 190 280 245 ± 38.7
Width at nerve ring 120 130 105 150 126.3 ± 18.9
Width at oesophago-intestinal junction 220 260 190 220 222.5 ± 28.7
Cephalic plate: length x width 54 x 30 ND ND ND ND ND
Parastomal structures: height x width 2.5 x 2.5 3 x 3 ND ND ND ND
Buccal capsule 8 x 7 8 x 7 6 X 8 ND ND ND
Nerve ring to apex 250 230 190 234 226 ± 25.5
Oesophagus total length 1160 1050 890 1052 1038 ± 96.3
Glandular oesophagus length 840 790 640 770 760 ± 85.3
Oesophagus ratio 6,2 5,5 6 5,9 5,9 0,29
Tail length 155 160 160 203 169,5 ± 22.5
Tail width at anus 90 90 70 118 92 ± 19.7
Caudal papillae: -precloacal 1a + 2b 1 + 2 1 + 2 1 + 2 ND ND
- postcloacal 2 + 2 + 2 2 + 2 + 2 2 + 2 + 2 2 + 2 + 2 ND ND
Left spicule length 337 345 345 320 336.8 ± 11.8
Distal extremity of left spicule pointed membrane pointed membrane pointed membrane pointed membrane
Right spicule length 135 115 130 91 117.8 ± 19.8
Anterior extremity of right spicule expanded expanded expanded expanded
Spicular ratio 3.37 3.83 4.1 3.52 3.7 ± 0.3
Cuticular bosses only ventral only ventral only ventral only ventral
Diameter of cuticular bosses at mid-body 4 4 5 3 4 ± 0.8
Distance between bosses of area rugosa* 10 8 5 6 7.3 ± 2.2
Distance between bands of area rugosa* 26 29 19 18 23 ± 5.4
*

3600 to 3900 from tail tip;

a

single papilla;

b

paired papillae; SD: standard deviation; ND: not determined; all measurements are in micrometres, unless otherwise stated.

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