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Table 2 Measurements of adults of Cercopithifilaria spp. reported from dogs

From: Redescription of Cercopithifilaria bainae Almeida & Vicente, 1984 (Spirurida, Onchocercidae) from a dog in Sardinia, Italy

Species C. bainae C. bainae C. grassii
Country Sardinia (Italy) Brazil Italy
Ref. present study Almeida and Vicente, 1984 Noè, 1911
Female (n = 23) - -
Body length (mm) 14.0-19.0 (16.1 ± 1.3) 13.6–17.9 17.0-21.0
Nerve ring, from anterior extremity 170-209 (185.8 ± 11.2) 140-180 215
Oesophagus, length 393-541 (467.7 ± 37.2) 380-400 -
Vulva, from anterior extremity 412-598 (479.8 ± 48.9) 430-540 600
Tail, length 148-246 (199.8 ± 35.1) 120 - 170 220
Male (n = 13) - -
Body length (mm) 9.0-12.0 (10.7 ± 1.1) 7.3-9.1 7.0-8.0
Nerve ring, from anterior extremity 144-187 (172.6 ± 15.8) 110-120 -
Oesophagus, length 358-493 (449.8 ± 72.3) 380-400 -
Left spicule, length 184-205 (196.5 ± 9.2) 180-240 -
Right spicule, length 43-52 (46.9 ± 3.6) 46-82 -
Tail, length 111-151 (129.8 ± 14.3) - -
  1. Measurements are in micrometers unless otherwise specified.