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Table 1

Morphometric data on developmental stages of validated Dactylosoma species from fishes and anuran hosts around the world.

Morphometric data (μm)
Species Host(s) Country Trophozoites (μm) Meronts – M (μm) Merozoites – Me (μm) Gametocytes (μm) Reference
Fish
Dactylosoma salvelini Fantham, Porter and Richardson, 1942 Salvelinus fontinalis Mitchill, 1814 Canada N/A 2nd M: 5.8–8.5 × 3.7–7.0 N/A 4.4–7.8 × 1.5–3.0 [27]
Dactylosoma lethrinorum Saunders, 1960 Lethrinus nebulous Forsskål, 1775; L. lentjan Lacepède, 1802 Egypt N/A 1st. M: 8.0 × 10.5 1st. M: 1.9 × 2.4 N/A [73]
Anuran
Dactylosoma sylvatica Fantham, Porter and Richardson, 1942 Lithobates sylvatica LeConte, 1825 Canada 1st. M: 7.0–8.5 × 6.3–7.6 1st. M: 7.4–11.5 × 7.0–9.3 7.0–12.6 × 1.5–3.0 [27]
2nd M: 4.4 × 3.0 2nd M: 5.2 × 4.0 2nd M: 4.4–5.9 × 1.1–2.0
Dactylosoma taiwanensis Manwell, 1964 Fejervarya limnocharis Gravenhorst, 1829 Taiwan 1st. M: 3.9 × 7.3 2nd. M: 6.9–7.9 × 5.6–7.3 N/A 11.8–13.6 × 2.1–2.9 [60]
Dactylosoma ranarum Kruse, 1890 (syn. D. splendes) Pelophylax kl. esculentus Linnaeus, 1758 1st. M: 3.0–4.0 × 1.5–2.0 1st. M: 10.0–15.0 × 2.0–3.0; 7.3 × 4.3 1st. M: 2.8 × 0.7; 4.3 × 1.3 5.0–8.0 × 1.5–3.0; 7.0 × 3.4 [5, 48]
2nd. M: 9.0 × 4.0; 4.7 × 3.4 2nd. M: 2.0–3.0 × 1.0–1.5; 3.4 × 0.9
Dactylosoma kermiti Netherlands et al., 2020 Ptychadena anchietae Bocage, 1868; Sclerophrys gutturalis Power, 1927 South Africa 1st. M: 5.3–7.7 × 2.6–4.4 1st. M: 8.3–12.2 × 5.1–8.0 1st. M: 5.0–6.6 × 1.8–3.2 7.8–15.0 × 1.5–3.0 [65]
2nd. M: 5.6–8.6 × 4.4–6.9 2nd. M: 4.2–5.5 × 1.8–3.5

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