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Table 6 Descriptive statistics for the measurements and counts for males of Ph. creticus n. sp.

From: Sand fly fauna of Crete and the description of Phlebotomus (Adlerius) creticus n. sp. (Diptera: Psychodidae)

Charactera No. of specimens Range Mean SD
Flagellomere 1 (A III) 45 285–406 340 28.13
Flagellomere 2 (A IV) 45 132–173 150.8 11.52
Flagellomere 3 (A V) 44 127–168 148.4 10.47
Flagellomere 1/flagellomere 2 + flagellomere 3 44 1.01–1.25 1.13 0.05
Labrum 50 237–310 264.2 15.4
Flagellomere 1/labrum 45 1.14–1.53 1.29 0.09
Parameral sheath length 54 178–219 195.3 10.84
Distance between the tubercle and the top of the parameral sheath 54 8–21 15.3 2.49
Gonocoxite length 53 345–451 405.2 22.28
Beginning of the tuft of internal setae of the gonocoxite 53 100–191 148.4 17.7
% beginning vs gonocoxite length 53 29–43 36.5 2.85
Ending of the tuft of internal setae of the gonocoxite 53 212–305 260.3 19.01
% ending vs gonocoxite length 53 60–68 64.2 1.91
Tuft length 53 92–129 111.9 8.36
% tuft length vs gonocoxite length 53 22–33 27.7 2.26
Median tuft position vs gonocoxite 53 45–55 50.4 2.15
Sperm pump 26 119–157 133.2 9.61
Aedeagal ducts 31 725–1082 935.6 86.07
Aedeagal ducts/sperm pump 26 6–8 6.95 0.66
Number of setae 50 54–85 69.3 6.69
Gonocoxal internal setae area (µ2) 43 2553–4360 3465 460.78
Mean µ2 per seta of the gonocoxal internal tuft 43 40–64 50.4 4.61
  1. SD, standard deviation
  2. a Measurements in µm