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Table 3 Morphological traits of the trypomastigotes of T. vegrandis sp. nov.: mean measurements (μm) ± standard error (range)

From: Morphological polymorphism of Trypanosoma copemani and description of the genetically diverse T. vegrandis sp. nov. from the critically endangered Australian potoroid, the brush-tailed bettong (Bettongia penicillata (Gray, 1837))

Measurements Overall G1 G2 Genotype unknown
(μm) (N=20) (N=10) (N=10) FISH (N=3)
L 8.30 ± 0.28 (6.92 - 10.50) 8.12 ± 0.31 (6.92 - 10.25) 8.47 ± 0.47 (7.02 - 10.50) 8.85*
W 1.33 ± 0.04 (1.00 – 1.63) 1.33 ± 0.06 (1.04 – 1.63) 1.33 ± 0.05 (1.00 – 1.57) 1.37± 0.03 (1.32 – 1.41)
PK 3.26 ± 0.09 (2.71 - 3.87) 3.30 ± 0.12 (2.78 - 3.87) 3.22 ± 0.14 (2.71 - 3.87) 2.95± 0.12 (2.81 – 3.18)
PN 4.39 ± 0.15 (3.28 – 5.68) 4.28 ± 0.15 (3.28 – 4.78) 4.49 ± 0.26 (3.46 – 5.68) 4.19± 0.16 (3.96 – 4.49)
KN 1.22 ± 0.07 (0.85 – 1.95) 1.11 ± 0.05 (0.95 – 1.39) 1.34 ± 0.12 (0.85 – 1.95) 1.24± 0.05 (1.15 – 1.31)
NA 2.16 ± 0.11 (1.56 – 3.27) 2.02 ± 0.12 (1.56 – 2.87) 2.30 ± 0.17 (1.76 – 3.27) 2.62± 0.10 (2.47 – 2.82)
NI 2.10 ± 0.09 (1.42 – 2.80) 2.18 ± 0.13 (1.59 – 2.80) 2.01 ± 0.13 (1.42 – 2.61) 1.61± 0.11 (1.46 – 1.82)
KI 3.70 ± 0.15 (2.70 – 4.95) 3.92 ± 0.21 (3.24 – 4.94) 3.47 ± 0.19 (2.70 – 4.95) 3.37± 0.06 (3.25 – 3.44)
FF 1.86 ± 0.10 (1.24 – 2.88) 1.83 ± 0.17 (1.28 – 2.88) 1.89 ± 0.13 (1.24 – 2.57) 2.40*
  1. * Sample Number = 1.