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Table 3 Mean (SE) of body length and four body ratios for the two siblings B. plicatilis and B. koreanus

From: A new intertidal Brachionus and intrageneric phylogenetic relationships among Brachionus as revealed by allometry and CO1-ITS1 gene analysis

  Morphometric variable
a c/a i/a h/a g/h
B. koreanus      
  AVE 201.04 0.7481 0.5021a 0.0690a 0.8873a
  Uljin-1 (S) 196.07 0.7706 0.5516 0.0773 0.8178
  Daesan 192.26 0.7235 0.4783 0.0715 0.8235
  Okgu 194.59 0.7515 0.5118 0.0742 0.8280
  Uljin-2 (L) 213.40 0.7331 0.4783 0.0552 1.0190
  Taean 212.46 0.7649 0.4828 0.0652 0.9523
B. plicatilis      
  AVE 293.89 0.7514 0.4797a 0.0524a 0.9516a
  China 276.22 0.7618 0.5059 0.0605 0.9165
  Hwasung 306.13 0.7808 0.4873 0.0431 1.0904
  Mokpo 277.25 0.7281 0.4667 0.0580 0.8537
  Buan 303.54 0.7570 0.4829 0.0534 0.9762
  Seosan 329.32 0.7573 0.4486 0.0422 0.9614
  Suncheon 300.24 0.7289 0.4445 0.0483 1.0192
  Japan 256.14 0.7400 0.5246 0.0638 0.8082
  1. aStatistically significant based on morphological characters of the lorica between B. koreanus and B. plicatilis to separate two different species under morphometrical discriminant analysis.