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Table 4.

Measurements of Cichlidogyrus calycinus n. sp., C. teugelsi, C. polyenso n. sp., C. euzeti, C. kmentovae n. sp., C. cf. bychowskii and C. dracolemma. All measurements in μm as the average ± standard deviation, count and range (in parentheses).

Species C. calycinus n. sp. C. teugelsi C. polyenso n. sp. C. euzeti C. kmentovae n. sp. C. cf. bychowskii C. dracolemma
Host H. elongatus H. fasciatus H. elongatus H. fasciatus H. stellifer H. bimaculatus H. letourneuxi
Locality 4 & 6 Kounougou River, Ivory Coast 4 Benin & Cameroon 7 Congo River at Bokalaka, DRC Niokolo Koba River,
Reference Present study Pariselle and Euzet [34] Present study Dossou and Birgi [6] Present study Messu Mandeng et al. [22] Řehulková et al. [41]
Number of specimens 15 30 6 30 6 5 1 (Holotype)
Ventral anchor
 Total length, a 35, 7 (30–38) 36 ± 1.1 (33–38) 40, 4 (37–43) 40–45 32, 4 (30–35) 34 (31–37) 25
 Blade length, b 30, 7 (26–33) 31 ± 1.4 (29–34) 38, 4 (37–39) 30–35 27, 3 (24–29) 28 (26–31) 24
 Shaft length, c 7, 7 (4–12) 5 ± 1 (3–7) 4, 4 (2–5) 8–10 4, 4 (2–5) 5 (4–9) 3
 Guard length, d 11, 7 (9–14) 11 ± 1.5 (8–14) 15, 4 (14–16) 10–12 13, 4 (12–15) 10 (9–14) 8
 Point length, e 13, 7 (9–17) 15 ± 1.2 (12–17) 15, 4 (13–19) 10–12 12, 4 (10–15) 12 (10–13) 9
Dorsal anchor
 Total length, a 39, 7 (33–43) 41 ± 1.6 (35–45) 46, 4 (43–47) 40–50 32, 5 (31–34) 33 (31–35) 23
 Blade length, b 26, 7 (22–28) 27 ± 1.2(25–31) 31, 4 (29–33) 28–30 22, 5 (19–23) 23 (21–25) 17
 Shaft length, c 7, 6 (5–10) 5 ± 0.9 (3–7) 5, 4 (2–7) 8–10 3, 5 (2–4) 5 (4–7) 2
 Guard length, d 17, 6 (15–20) 17 ± 1.7 (12–20) 22, 4 (20–23) 20–25 16, 5 (15–18) 13 (10–15) 12
 Point length, e 10, 7 (9–12) 11 ± 0.7 (10–13) 9, 4 (7–10) 8–10 9, 5 (9–10) 9 (6–10) 6
Uncinuli
 Length, I 32, 7 (22–42) 31 ± 1.6 (28–37) 43, 4 (38–47) 35–40 32, 4 (29–34) 34 (33–37) /
 Length, II 9, 2 (8–9) 10 ± 0.5 (9–12) 10, 3 (9–11) 10 10, 4 (10–11) 11 (11–11) 11
 Length, III 17, 5 (13–21) 18 ± 1.2 (17–23) 21, 4 (19–22) 15–20 20, 4 (19–22) 21 (19–22) 17
 Length, IV 19, 5 (15–23) 20 ± 1.5 (18–25) 22, 4 (20–23) 15–20 23, 4 (22–26) 22 (20–23) 16
 Length, V 25, 6 (21–31) 24 ± 1.2 (21–29) 24, 4 (22–27) 15–20 25, 4 (21–27) 25 (23–27) 17
 Length, VI 20, 6 (16–23) 21 ± 1.1 (19–23) 25, 4 (20–28) 15–20 21, 4 (18–23) 24 (22–25) 18
 Length, VII 17, 6 (13–21) 18 ± 0.8 (16–20) 22, 4 (21–25) 15–20 20, 4 (19–22) 22 (20–23) 16
Ventral bar
 Branch length, X 34, 6 (26–38) 34 ± 2.7 (31–39) 46, 3 (40–54) 40 31, 4 (28–34) 31 (29–36) 18
 Maximum width, W 5, 6 (3–6) 6 ± 0.5 (4–7) 6, 4 (5–7) / 5, 4 (4–5) 4 (3–5) 3
Dorsal bar
 Total, length, x 40, 6 (31–55) 35 ± 1.7 (32–38) 50, 3 (41–58) 45 37, 5 (34–43) 36 (31–40) 22
 Maximum width, w 7, 6 (5–9) 8 ± 0.9 (7–10) 8, 4 (6–11) / 7, 5 (6–8) 7 (6–8) 5
 Distance between auricles, y 15, 6 (12–25) 12 ± 1 (10–13) 23, 3 (20–27) 20 12, 5 (11–16) 12 (9–14) 10
 Auricle length, h 10, 6 (9–15) 11 ± 1.2 (8–14) 12, 4 (11–13) 10–12 9, 5 (8–11) 9 (8–11) 5
MCO
 Penis length, Pe 104, 6 (77–119) 99 ± 4.3 (90–111) 256, 5 (225–284) 375–390 137, 5 (103–187) 185 (108–203) 95
 Length of accessory piece, AP 52, 7 (36–63) 74 ± 3.9 (69–87) 127, 5 (112–163) 130 77, 4 (65–88) 185 (108–203) 51
 Heel length, He 14, 5 (4–24) / 4, 5 (3–5) / 3, 5 (2–4) 3 (2–5) /
Vagina
 Vagina length, L 85, 7 (67–105) 72 ± 7.2 (61–88) 129 / 29 N.A. 46
 vagina width, l 4, 7 (3–6) 3 ± 0.3 (3–4) / / / / /
 Total body length / 528 ± 55.9 (403–605) 497, 5 (436–583) 600–700 / / /

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