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Table 2 Comparative data for spore measurements (range ± standard deviation in micrometres) of Myxobolus pronini n. sp. and morphologically similar species

From: Morphological and molecular characterisation of Myxobolus pronini n. sp. (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae) from the abdominal cavity and visceral serous membranes of the gibel carp Carassius auratus gibelio (Bloch) in Russia and China

Species Host Site in host SL SW ST PCL PCW PFC Reference
M. pronini n. sp. Russian isolate Carassius auratus gibelio Abdominal cavity 14.3–16.2 (15.1 ± 0.3) 9.6–10.8 (10.1 ± 0.1) 6.4–7.4 (6.7 ± 0.15) 4.3–6.7 (5.4 ± 0.63) 2.2–3.6 (3.1 ± 0.05) 5–6 This study
M. pronini n. sp. Chinese isolate C. auratus gibelio Mesentery 13.8–15.6 (14.7 ± 0.24) 9.0–13.3 (9.6 ± 0.65) 6.2–7.2 (6.6 ± 0.16) 4.8–5.6 (5.3 ± 0.16) 2.9–3.4 (3.0 ± 0.12) 5–6 This study
M. ellipsoides Tinca tinca Gills, liver, intestine 12–15 9–11   4    [9]
M.qiankiangensis C. auratus auratus Spleen, body cavity 15.6–18.0 (17.3) 10.6–12.0 (11.4) 8.0–8.4 (8.3) 7.8–9.6 (8.6) 3.6–4.2 (3.8) 7–9 [8]
M. sigini Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Body cavity 9.8–11.3 (10.6) 7.2–7.8 (7.4) 4.8–6.0 (5.3) 4.8–5.0 (4.9) 2.4–2.6 (2.5) 6–7 [11]
M. pfrille Chrosomus neogaeus Body cavity 12.0–14.4 (12.9) 8.4–10.2 (9.5) (7.0) 5.0–6.0 (5.6) 3.6 5 [11]
M. hypseleotris Micropercops cinctus Skin, muscle, intestine 12.6–15.6 (14.6) 8.4–10.8 (9.7) 6.0–7.2 (6.6) 4.8–6.0 (5.4) 2.8–3.6 (3.3) 5–6 [11]
M. lentisuturalis C. gibelio Muscle 11.2–12.4 (11.8) 7.2–8.4 (7.6) (5.2) 4.0–4.4 (4.2) 2.0–2.8 (2.5) 4 [29]
  1. Abbreviations: SL spore length, SW spore width, ST spore thickness, PCL polar capsule length, PCW polar capsule width, PFC polar filament coils