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Table 4

Body measurements of Indopolystoma spp.

Parasite species Indopolystoma viridi n. sp. Indopolystoma elongatum n. sp. Indopolystoma parvum n. sp. Indopolystoma carvirostris n. comb. Indopolystoma hakgalense n. comb. Indopolystoma indicum n. comb. Indopolystoma leucomystax n. comb. Indopolystoma mutus n. comb. Indopolystoma pingbianensis n. comb. Indopolystoma rhacophori n. comb. Indopolystoma zuoi n. comb.

Host species Zhangixalus viridis Zhangixalus arboreus Zhangixalus omeimontis Kurixalus bisacculus or Kurixalus verrucosus Taruga eques Rhacophorus nigropalmatus Polypedates leucomystax Polypedates mutus Zhangixalus dugritei Zhangixalus arboreus Feihyla palpebralis
Site Bladder Bladder Bladder Bladder Bladder Bladder Bladder Bladder Bladder Bladder Bladder
Locality Japan Japan China China Sri Lanka India China China China Japan China
Number of mature specimens 15 3 2 10 12 8 5 2 6–7 3
Body length 8550 (5532–11,907) 14,791 (12,847–14,878) 4714‬ (4536–4891) 5070 (4030–7790) ‬(3870–9230) 12,556 (6732–16,614) 7568 (6665–8514) 7338 (6875–7800) 9428 (6000–12,000) (4500–6000) 2716 (1624–3533)
Greatest width 2112 (1534–2859) 3182 (3170–3270) 1916‬ (1701–2130) 1130 (810–1400) (890–1790) 4164 (2222–5641) 2732 (2542–3311) 3063 (2550–3575) 1990 (1640–2390) ‬(1000–1900) 1280 (1202–1904)
Width at vagina 1481 (1175–1800) 1967 (1902–2031) 1402 (1279–1525) 830 2057 (1197–2622) 1572
Haptor length 773 (526–1354) 916 (734–1098) 667‬ (584–749) 680 (500–750) (635–794) 1298 (977–1710) 824 (753–989) 913 (875–950) 869 (424–1253) (800–1100) 701 (632–924)
Haptor width 1184 (588–1592) 1661 (1512–1810) 1258‬ (1022–1494) 890 (640–1500) ‬(1016–1509) 2104 (1584–2466) 1693 (1355–2040) 1650 (1425–1875) 784 (415–1374) (‬1100–1600) 1063 (831–1317)
False oral sucker width 394 (266–465) 551 (528–573) 395‬ (358–431) (189–402) 466 (236–574) 392 (194–424) 388 (275–500)
Pharynx length 210 (124–268) 237 (227–247) 191‬ (187–194) 291 (164–395) 252 (219–286) 245 (210–280) 253 (218–328) (188–240) 164
Pharynx width 209 (164–244) 259 (256–268) 190‬ (174–205) (135–197) 249 (164–349) 216 (194–246) 235 (200–270) 229 (189–252) ‬(188–220) 151
Ovary length 775 (577–925) 1072 (1062–1108) 545‬ (483–606) 497 ‬(492–874) 1049 (504–1368) 608 (451–683) 588 (550–625) 711.5 (453–927) (420–630) 369 (329–400)
Ovary width 401 (286–536) 520 (514–563) 269‬ (231–306) 390 ‬(207–349) 499 (288–630) 259 (191–294) 400 (375–425) ‬(210–340)
Length of eggs 241 (191–268) 240 (224–256) 221‬ (219–222) 205 (190–214) 307 (238–300)
Width of eggs 125 (74–165) 118 (106–130) 103 (93–113) 132 (125–140) 165 ‬(140–163)
Number of intra-uterine eggs 1 1 1 0 up to 40 0 0 1–8 Usually 1 but sometimes more than 10 0
Genital bulb width 105 (67–124) 139 (129–211) 83 (75–90) (69–76)
Number of genital spines 8–9 8 8 8 8 8 9 8 8
Length of genital spine 40 (27–49) 41 (38–44) 17 (16–18) 39 (38–40) 39 (38–40) 42
Haptoral sucker width 333 (242–423) 420‬ (380–459) 335‬ (281–389) 259 (212–339) ‬(250–320) 353 (264–465) 289 (207–356) 310 (270–350) 434 (349–491) (320–400) 251 (209–311)
Hamulus handle length 313 (276–373) 407 (303–419) 326‬ (311–340) 285 (257–326) (380–440) 320 (178–414) 332 (260–410) 340 (330–350) 408 (332–441) ‬(350–420) 240 (185–307)
Hamulus guard length 249 (208–306) 290 (280–300) 382 (340–461) 205 (173–265)
Hamulus hook length 66 (48–74) 78.5‬ (72–85) 52‬ (39–64) 40 (38–43)
Marginal hooklet length (16–18) only on suckers (20.5–36.9) C1–C2 (24–42)
Marginal hooklet C1 length 40 (31–44) 36 32 (38–42)
Marginal hooklet C2–C8 length 21.5 (16–31) 23 (18–32) (19–20) (24–27)
Haptoral length /Body length 0.09 (0.05–0.17) 0.06 (0.05–0.07) 0.14 (0.12–0.165) 0.13 0.11 0.10 0.11 0.12 0.09 0.18 0.26
Number of anastomoses 0 >1 1 >1 >1 1–2 >1 >1 0–1 >1 3–4

Note. To the exception of the newly described species, body measurements for all other species were extracted or estimated from Crusz and Ching [12], Diengdoh and Tandon [13], Fan et al. [19, 20], Meng et al. [33], Shen et al. [40], Yamaguti [53] and Zhang and Long [54].

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