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Table 1 Measurements from light microscopy of adult Zelinkaderes yong sp. nov. (in μm)

From: Zelinkaderes yong sp. nov. from Korea - the first recording of Zelinkaderes (Kinorhyncha: Cyclorhagida) in Asia

Character n Range Mean SD
TL 6 480 to 575 514.6 33.5
S1 6 38 to 55 48.0 6.7
S2 6 28 to 41 35.4 5.1
S3 6 32 to 44 36.2 4.6
S4 6 32 to 48 38.6 5.6
S5 6 38 to 49 41.9 4.2
S6 6 43 to 50 47.1 3.1
S7 6 44 to 57 49.2 4.5
S8 6 45 to 54 49.3 3.6
S9 6 47 to 58 53.2 4.4
S10 6 49 to 57 52.4 2.8
S11 6 30 to 45 37.2 5.1
MD 4 (ac) 6 16 to 30 23.2 5.4
MD 6 (ac) 6 22 to 42 33.1 7.9
MD 8 (ac) 6 31 to 45 41.0 5.2
MD 9 (ac) 6 35 to 47 41.5 4.8
MD 10 (ac) 6 35 to 53 42.6 7.1
MD 11 (ac) 6 84 to 114 95.4 11.8
LV 2 (cu) 12 10 to 20 16.4 2.6
VL 5 (cu) 12 15 to 22 20.7 2.1
LA 8 (cu) 11 21 to 30 25.1 2.7
LV 8 (ac) 12 32 to 41 36.3 3.3
LV 9 (cu) 12 20 to 27 24.5 2.0
ML 10 (ac) 4 31 to 33 31.8 0.8
ML 10 (cr) 7 28 to 44 35.5 6.0
LTS 11 58 to 76 65.6 6.2
LTAS 11 55 to 65 58.4 3.7
LTS/LTAS 10 1.0 to 1.3 1.1 0.1
MTS 4 410 to 561 489.9 81.4
MTS/TL 4 0.8 to 1.1 0.9 0.1
  1. Abbreviations: ac acicular spine, cr crenulated spine, cu cuspidate spine, LA lateral accessory, LTAS lateral terminal accessory spine, LTS lateral terminal spine, LV lateroventral, MD middorsal, ML midlateral, MTS midterminal spine, n number of measured specimens, S segment lengths, SD standard deviation, TL trunk length, VL ventrolateral.