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Table 3

Measured and counted characters of Trichodina unionis between the present study and previous studies.

Author
Present study
Hampl [13]
Fenchel [12]
Irwin et al. [16]
Study area
Bangkok, Thailand
Schwabach, Germany
Copenhagen, Denmark
British Columbia, Canada
Host Freshwater gastropods Freshwater mussels Freshwater mussels Pulmonate freshwater gastropods
Number of specimens 53 3
Body diameter (μm) 50.5 ± 4.1 70.0 56.0 ± 6.0
(42.5–57.9) (60.0–90.0) (50.0–62.0)
Adhesive disc diameter (μm) 44.1 ± 4.0 46.0 ± 6.2
(36.2–51.6) (58.0–62.0) (41.0–53.0)
Denticular ring diameter (μm) 26.7 ± 2.5 26.0 26.0 ± 2.6
(20.7–31.6) (29.0–31.0) (24.0–29.0)
Border membrane width (μm) 3.3 ± 0.3 4.0 ± 1.4
(2.6–3.9) (3.0–5.0)
Denticle number 25.0 26.0 25.0
(22–30) (26–33) (22–28) (22–28)
Denticle length (μm) 12.4 ± 1.1
(10.0–14.1)
Blade length (μm) 5.8 ± 0.5 7.0 7.0 ± 1.0
(4.7–6.6) (6.0–8.0)
Central part length (μm) 2.0 ± 0.3
(1.4–2.7)
Ray length (μm) 5.3 ± 0.6 9.0 7.3 ± 1.2
(3.5–6.2) (6.0–8.0)
Denticle span (μm) 7.3 ± 0.7
(5.5–8.6)

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