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Table 2 Measurements (in μm) of Crepidostomum oschmarini from Barbatula barbatula (n = 15) and Cottus gobio (n = 10)

From: Diversity and phylogenetic relationships of European species of Crepidostomum Braun, 1900 (Trematoda: Allocreadiidae) based on rDNA, with special reference to Crepidostomum oschmarini Zhokhov & Pugacheva, 1998

Host species Barbatula barbatula Cottus gobio
Variable Range Mean Range Mean
Body length 1332–1800 1432 1476–1872 1652
Maximum body width 264–396 309 225–300 263
Body width/length 4.4–8.2 5.1 4.9–8 6.4
Forebody length 270–342 305 297–369 334
Hindbody length 909–1300 1150 1170–1458 1307
Hindbody/forebody length 3–4.3 3.8 3.6–4.5 4
Pre-oral lobe length 22–66 44 22–44 29
Oral sucker length 136–189 156 180–222 201
Oral sucker width 143–185 154 144–210 180
Muscular lobes length 40–46 43 46–68 57
Muscular lobes width 22–24 23 22–35 29
Pharynx length 55–90 71 68–101 83
Pharynx width 68–77 73 68–92 79
Oesophagus length 26–44 33 15–26 20
Ventral sucker length 163–222 184 165–234 197
Ventral sucker width 156–288 203 165–228 192
Ovary length 92–136 113 128–176 155
Ovary width 99–139 112 121–163 138
Seminal receptacle length 55–59 57 46–82 57
Seminal receptacle width 44–73 59 55–99 74
Vitelline reservoir length 59–92 72 55–82 70
Vitelline reservoir width 79–99 87 57–110 76
Anterior testis length 158–233 183 216–246 235
Anterior testis width 121–209 156 130–198 170
Posterior testis length 176–242 200 222–330 262
Posterior testis width 132–220 163 132–210 178
Seminal vesicle length 66–209 146 66–143 109
Seminal vesicle width 44–88 70 30–66 47
Cirrus-sac length 244–420 332 242–450 322
Cirrus-sac width 48–82 71 48–77 60
Egg length 48–68 58 33–70 60
Egg width 26–35 32 29–37 34
Ventral sucker/oral sucker width 1–1.6 1.3 0.9–1.4 1.1
Oral sucker/pharynx length 1.9–2.6 2.2 2.2–2.8 2.5
No. of eggs 4–26 11 4–14 9