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Table 3

Comparative measurements of males and females of Hassalstrongylus dollfusi from the murid type host (from Díaz-Ungría 1963) and five native cricetid hosts (this work).

Mus musculus
Akodon azarae
Holochilus chacarius
Oligoryzomys flavescens
O. fornesi
O. nigripes
Díaz-Ungría 1963 This work This work This work This work This work
♂ (n = np) ♀ (n = np) ♂ (n = 10) ♀ (n = 7) ♂ (n = 14) ♀ (n = 1) ♂ (n = 9) ♀ (n = 10) ♂ (n = 14) ♀ (n = 12) ♂ (n = 21) ♀ (n = 20)
Body length (mm) 3.53 2.84–6.56 2.5–4.6 (3.2) 3.1–6.2 (4.4) 3.1–5.8 (3.9) 4.4 3.9–5.2 (4.5) 5.1–9.5 (6.8) 3.5–5.4 (4.4) 3.7–7.9 (6.8) 2.3–6 (4.4) 4.7–8.1 (6.5)
Body width 140 np 70–130 (91) 73–127 (91) 90–200 (113) 100 105–138 (117) 105–176 (131) 90–160 (116) 80–175 (127) 65–140 (120) 85–190 (133)
Cephalic vesicle length 65–70 53–75 35–63 (44) 40–60 (50) 48–70 (58) 40 48–70 (58) 60–70 (65) 53–75 (65) 50–75 (65.5) 40–68 (60) 48–76 (61) (n = 14)
Cephalic vesicle width 33–35 28–38 24–31 (27) 23–38 (31) 25–45 (35) 32 28–45 (34) 32–40 (36) 27–40 (33.5) 28–46 (38) 28–40 (34) 28–45 (36) (n = 15)
Oesophagus length 310 300–360 218–353 (263) 270–385 (314) 260–350 (316) 310 270–330 (302) 275–405 (351) 265–357 (326.5) 260–390 (341) 270–355 (322) 280–408 (344)
Nerve ring * np np 95–157 (115) 117–150 (130) 120–185 (151) (n = 9) 100 98–200 (140) 103–200 (154) (n = 7) 115–190 (154) 120–170 (152) (n = 7) 100–180 (160) (n = 14) 120–193 (153) (n = 12)
Excretory pore * 250 180–190 115–320 (175) 160–220 (179) (n = 5) 172–340 (246) no 148–305 (221) 165–301 (239) (n = 8) 185–307 (234) (n = 10) 200–268 (239) (n = 5) 190–290 (254) (n = 12) 220–320 (257) (n = 12)
EP/OeL (%) np np 52.8–90.7 (65) 57.1–65.9 (61.4) (n = 5) 61.4–101.5 (77.7) no 54.2–94.1 (72) 53.6–83.6 (67) (n = 8) 60.6–79 (70.1) 58.8–73.9 (66.1) (n = 5) 61.3–85.7 (77.5) (n = 12) 64.1–86.1 (74) (n = 12)
Deirids * np np 138–235 (170) (n = 4) 160–225 (189) 172–340 (249) no 148–240 (185) (n = 4) 220–298 (259) (n = 5) 235–327 (267) (n = 4) 200–268 (233) (n = 3) 190–290 (253) (n = 9) 225–320 (265) (n = 10)
Spicules length 625–660 460–655 (547) 530–680 (585) 600–710 (646) 575–700 (656) 550–715 (652)
SpL/BL (%) np 13.6–20.8 (17) 11.7–18.1 (15) 13.1–15.7 (14) 12.5–19.6 (15.2) 10.6–24.4 (15.5)
Genital cone length np 29–40 (33) 28–45 (36) (n = 12) 35–46 (38) (n = 5) 30–50 (37.9) (n = 7) 35–65 (43.9) (n = 8)
Gubernaculum length np 20–30 (25) (n = 5) 10–25 (20) (n = 5) 20–28 (23) (n = 3) 18–25 (22) (n = 5) 18–25 (22.5) (n = 6)
Vulva ** 200–215 140–220 (164) 150 138–253 (186) 110–252 (196) 120–236 (181)
Vagina vera np 20–60 (35) 16 25–43 (33) (n = 6) 20–50 (37) (n = 8) 10–41 (25)
Vestibule length np 60–105 (78) (n = 5) 100 97–135 (119) 90–145 (120) 105–150 (123)
Sphincter length × width np 27–35 (30) × 34–45 (39) 30 × 30 29–38 (33) × 31–46 (40) 20–40 (32) × 28–44 (39) 25–41 (39) × 32–46 (39)
Infundibulum length np 110–168 (142) (n = 5) 100 124–185 (167) (n = 5) 100–190 (145) (n = 2) 100–182 (131) (n = 13)
Uterus length np 395–1050 (661) 380 830–1600 (1218) 735–1120 (946) (n = 9) 510–1560 (1119)
UtL/BL (%) np 12.9–18.8 (15.6) 8.7 14.4–21.1 (17) 12–19.3 (14.6) (n = 9) 9.4–24.2 (17)
Tail length 50–80 40–60 (47) 50 50–85 (60) 45–85 (58) 40–65 (51)
Number of eggs np 8–25 (13) 16 16–80 (46) 11–61 (30.5) 6–69 (31)
Eggs length × width 50–60 × 29–35 55–70 (61) × 35–40 (39) (n = 5) no 50–69 (63) × 30–44 (36) 40–66 (57) × 26–43 (32) 40–65 (53) × 27-40 (33)

Abbreviations: no = not observed, np = not provided.

*

Distance to apex.

**

Distance to posterior extremity.

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