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Table 1 Measurements of Oncholaimus dyvae sp. nov (in μm)

From: Ecology and trophic role of Oncholaimus dyvae sp. nov. (Nematoda: Oncholaimidae) from the lucky strike hydrothermal vent field (Mid-Atlantic Ridge)

CharactersMaleMales ParatypeFemales
Holotypemin-maxmin-max
Total body length94306212–78258010–8598
Head diameter40.039–4344.2–51
Lenght of subcephalic setae9.08–99
Lenght of cephalic setae11.410.5–1111
Amphid fovea height16.015–1614–15
Amphid fovea width18.017–1816–17
Amphid fovea width/c.b.d. (%)38.336.6–38.335.6–36.9
Nerve ring from anterior end337375–380375–377
Nerve ring c.b.d.61.560–6260–61
Excretory pore from anterior172206–209250–265
Oesophagus lenght810612–915881–917
Oesophagus c.b.d.70.363–7676.9–117
Maximum body diameter95.063–9090–139
Spicule lenght7979–101
Anal diameter48.040–4841.2–65
Tail lenght160134–165189–190
Tail lenght/a.b.d.3.32.9–4.12.9–4.6
Vulva from anterior5130–5912
Vulva c.b.d.90–106
V%64.1–68.8
a99.398.6–10561.9–88.9
b11.69–10.28.7–9.8
c58.946.4–61.542.4–45.3