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Table 1 Comparative measurements of Tamerlania zarudnyi (present study) and Tanaisia sp. with Tamerlania zarudnyi (previously published) and Tanaisia fedtschenkoi, respectively

From: Mitochondrial genomes of two eucotylids as the first representatives from the superfamily Microphalloidea (Trematoda) and phylogenetic implications

Characters Tamerlania zarudnyi (present study), Pakistan Tamerlania zarudnyi (Byrd and Denton, 1950), USA Tanaisia sp. (Present study), Pakistan Tanaisia fedtschenkoi (Byrd and Denton, 1950), USA
Total body length 3.0–3.7 1.94–3.23 2.41-–3.35 1.62–3.46
Body maximum width 0.77–0.86 0.40–0.66 0.49–0.74 0.41–0.71
Oral sucker length 0.19–0.21 0.13–0.29 0.14–0.21 0.13–0.22
Oral sucker width 0.20–0.27 0.16–0.32 0.2–0.29 0.17–0.29
Pharynx length 0.09–0.10 0.06–0.12 0.08–0.09 0.05–0.09
Pharynx width 0.11–0.13 0.07–014 0.10–0.12 0.08–0.14
Oesophagus length (μm) 24–40 42 90-109 34–93
Cirrus sac length (μm) 80–90 60–85 82-110 ? –85
Ovary length 0.17–0.18 0.08–0.21 0.17–0.21 0.15–0.2
Ovary width 0.21–0.26 0.13–0.23 0.19–0.21 0.14–0.2
Anterior (right) testis length* 0.19–0.25 0.07–0.20 0.21–0.22 0.15–0.2
Anterior (right) testis width* 0.21–0.23 0.07–0.22 0.20–0.22 0.10–0.2
Posterior (left) testis length* 0.20–0.24 0.08–0.20 0.23–0.35 0.13–0.3
Posterior (left) testis width* 0.18–0.23 0.08–0.20 0.18–0.21 0.10–0.2
Unity of caeca from posterior end 0.25–0.47 0.29–0.33
Ending of vitellria from posterior end 0.42–0.98 0.43–1.06 0.90–0.97
Eggs length (μm) 32-35 32–50 32–34 33–38
Eggs width (μm) 16-21 25–32 11–17 10–19
  1. *Anterior/posterior in case of Tanaisia sp. and right/left in case of Tamerlania zarudnyi