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Table 1 Morphometry of Haikou population (AK1), Beihai population (AK2), Zhoushan population (AK3) of Antetintinnopsis karajacensis comb. nov., Antetintinnopsis gracilis comb. nov. (AG), and Tintinnopsis tocantinensis (TT)

From: Integrative taxonomy and molecular phylogeny of three poorly known tintinnine ciliates, with the establishment of a new genus (Protista; Ciliophora; Oligotrichea)

Charactersa Species Min Max Mean SD CV n
Lorica, total lengthb AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
88
95
45
95
110
102
115
60
115
158
95.6
106.8
50.6
106.3
135.3
2.0
5.6
4.5
8.8
15.0
2.1
5.2
8.9
8.2
11.1
22
21
15
20
17
Lorica, widthb AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
41
35
35
39
30
48
44
42
55
60
43.6
38.3
38.5
47.3
48.2
1.5
1.7
2.0
4.0
9.8
3.4
4.4
5.2
8.5
20.3
22
21
15
20
17
Lorica, opening diameterb AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
41
35
35
35
15
46
40
43
44
35
44.0
37.6
39.4
39.6
24.5
1.5
2.0
2.6
2.4
3.8
3.4
5.3
6.6
6.1
15.5
21
21
15
20
17
Lorica length: opening diameter, ratiob AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
1.92
2.27
1.67
3.28
5.1
2.42
2.84
2.2
3.91
7.3
2.22
2.52
1.86
3.7
5.7
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.7
9.0
7.9
10.8
5.4
12.3
21
21
15
20
17
Cell proper, length AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
50
53
37
70
42
72
75
58
85
75
61.5
63.4
44.5
77.0
55.8
5.4
6.6
7.8
4.3
8.9
8.8
10.4
17.5
5.6
16.0
20
18
14
18
17
Cell proper, width AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
22
26
17
26
20
40
38
33
39
35
32.0
33.0
23.2
34.6
28.8
4.8
2.9
4.9
3.5
4.1
15.0
8.8
21.1
10.1
14.2
20
18
14
18
17
Macronuclear nodules, number AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
2
2
3
7
2
8
8
7
12
2
4.6
4.4
4.7
9.8
2.0
1.6
1.3
1.2
1.4
0.0
34.8
29.5
25.5
14.3
0.0
18
17
13
16
13
Anterior macronucleus nodule, length AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
9
10
6
7
8
16
18
13
12
23
12.6
14.5
9.5
8.7
13.8
2.1
1.7
1.9
1.5
4.3
16.7
11.7
20
17.2
31.2
18
17
13
16
13
Anterior macronucleus nodule, width AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
6
7
4
8
7
14
14
9
10
19
9.8
9.2
6.8
9.3
11.8
1.8
1.7
1.3
1.1
1.8
18.4
18.5
19.1
11.8
15.3
18
17
13
16
13
Anterior cell end to anterior macronucleus nodule, distance AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
6
7
5
11
9
12
13
14
22
24
8.2
9.4
8.4
16.3
16.5
1.7
2.0
2.5
2.8
3.2
20.7
21.3
29.8
17.2
19.4
18
17
13
16
13
Ventral kinety, length AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
22
19
15
30
15
38
32
24
45
23
28.2
27.3
20.2
34.4
17.3
3.3
3.2
2.8
3.0
2.2
11.7
11.7
13.5
8.7
12.7
17
16
13
16
15
Ventral kinety, distance to collar membranelles AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
2
2
2
2
2
6
6
5
5
8
3.4
3.5
4.0
3.2
4.4
1.2
1.2
1.0
0.9
1.5
35.3
34.3
25.0
28.1
34.1
17
16
13
16
15
Right ciliary field, number of kineties AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
11
10
10
10
6
13
12
12
13
8
11.4
11.0
10.9
11.5
7.0
0.7
0.6
0.7
0.9
0.5
6.1
5.5
6.4
7.8
7.1
17
17
12
15
15
Kinety 1 in right ciliary field, length AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
12
12
9
22
11
17
16
14
41
21
14.7
15.1
12.8
29.5
15.2
2.0
2.3
2.2
4.2
3.0
13.6
15.2
17.2
14.2
19.7
17
17
12
15
15
Kinety 1 in right ciliary field, distance to collar membranelles AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
5
5
4
3
5
9
10
8
8
10
6.5
7.0
5.6
5.4
7.6
1.1
1.6
1.3
1.2
1.2
16.9
22.9
23.2
22.2
15.8
17
17
12
15
15
Kinety 1 in right ciliary field, number of kinetids AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
10
9
7
10
10
14
15
12
16
17
12.0
13.1
10.3
13.2
13.6
1.3
1.5
1.4
1.7
1.7
10.8
11.5
13.6
12.9
12.5
17
17
12
15
15
Kinety n in right ciliary field, length AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
2
2
2
3
7
5
6
9
9
12
2.8
3.1
4.1
6.2
9.7
0.8
0.9
1.3
1.2
1.1
28.6
29.0
31.7
19.4
11.3
17
17
12
15
15
Kinety n in right ciliary field, number of kinetids AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
2
2
2
4
6
4
4
6
7
10
2.5
2.9
3.6
5.4
8.5
0.8
0.7
1.1
0.9
1.0
32.0
24.1
30.6
16.6
11.8
17
17
12
15
15
Dorsal kinety, length AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
50
34
31
65
32
73
62
52
85
60
58.4
48.9
40.8
72.5
48.5
6.4
9.1
5.8
7.5
7.2
10.9
18.6
14.2
10.3
14.8
17
15
13
15
14
Dorsal kinety, number of dikinetids AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
25
25
16
30
22
43
35
32
50
48
35.2
28.3
25.7
39.4
31.3
5.3
3.4
4.3
5.7
6.4
15.1
12.0
16.7
14.5
20.4
17
15
13
15
14
Dorsal kinety, distance to collar membranelles AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
4
5
3
6
2
10
12
8
15
7
6.2
7.7
5.3
9.6
4.8
1.3
1.4
1.2
1.9
1.1
21.0
18.2
22.6
19.8
22.9
17
15
13
15
14
Dorsal kinety, distance to right ciliary field AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
5
6
5
8
3
11
13
12
19
8
7.3
8.2
6.4
12.6
5.2
1.2
1.3
1.3
1.5
0.9
16.4
15.9
20.3
11.9
17.3
17
15
13
15
14
Left ciliary field, number of kineties AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
11
10
10
12
8
14
12
13
17
10
12.3
11.0
11.3
14.5
9.2
0.8
0.7
0.8
1.1
0.8
6.5
6.4
7.1
7.6
8.7
17
15
13
15
14
Kinety n in left ciliary field, distance to collar membranelles AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
2
3
2
2
3
6
8
5
5
9
4.1
5.3
3.2
3.4
6.3
0.5
1.0
0.8
0.6
1.2
12.2
18.9
25.0
17.6
22.6
17
15
13
15
14
Kinety n in left ciliary field, length AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
7
8
6
15
3
16
17
15
30
6
14.0
16.4
11.7
23.6
4.6
2.8
3.0
2.6
4.8
0.7
20.0
18.3
22.2
20.3
15.2
17
15
13
15
14
Kinety n in left ciliary field, number of kinetids AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
6
7
6
11
2
12
15
13
15
5
9.1
11.7
8.6
12.6
3.7
2.0
2.5
1.7
1.3
0.7
22.0
21.3
19.8
10.3
18.9
17
15
13
15
14
Kinety 1 in left ciliary field, length AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
7
7
6
17
8
15
16
15
25
12
11.2
11.5
10.5
22.1
9.8
2.6
2.5
2.6
2.7
1.2
23.2
21.7
24.8
12.2
12.2
17
15
13
15
14
Kinety 1 in left ciliary field, number of kinetids AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
8
8
6
9
10
12
12
11
13
14
10.4
10.6
9.5
11.3
12.1
1.6
1.6
1.4
1.1
0.9
15.4
15.1
14.7
9.7
7.4
17
15
13
15
14
Lateral ciliary field, number of kineties AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
15
13
13
14
8
18
16
17
20
11
16.3
14.7
15.0
16.3
9.0
0.8
1.0
1.1
1.7
0.8
5.0
7.0
7.3
10.4
9.1
15
15
12
14
13
Lateral ciliary field, width AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
6
5
4
19
13
10
8
7
25
17
7.4
6.3
5.8
21.5
15.2
1.2
1.0
1.2
2.6
1.5
16.2
15.9
20.7
12.1
9.9
15
15
12
14
13
Kinety 1 in lateral ciliary field, distance to collar membranelles AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
3
3
2
2
3
7
8
6
5
7
5.2
5.7
4.6
3.4
5.4
0.9
1.2
0.8
0.8
0.7
17.3
21.1
17.4
23.5
13.0
15
15
12
14
13
Kinety 1 in lateral ciliary field, length AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
9
8
6
15
16
16
15
13
25
32
13.2
13.0
10.4
18.5
26.0
2.0
2.3
2.0
3.0
4.2
15.2
17.7
19.2
16.2
16.2
15
15
12
14
13
Posterior kinety, length AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
15
16
12
17
12
23
25
20
32
28
18.4
19.7
16.3
25.3
18.6
2.2
2.3
1.9
5.6
5.3
12.0
11.7
11.7
22.1
28.5
13
10
10
15
12
Posterior kinety, number of dikinetids AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
11
9
9
11
7
22
20
19
19
15
16.3
15.9
15.3
14.6
11.5
2.3
2.1
1.9
1.7
1.6
14.1
13.2
12.4
11.6
14.0
13
10
10
15
12
Posterior kinety, distance to collar membranelles AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
12
15
9
19
18
28
32
19
41
48
21.2
23.4
16.1
28.5
30.2
4.7
4.9
3.6
5.8
8.4
22.2
21.0
22.4
20.4
27.8
13
10
10
15
12
Posterior kinety, distance to dorsal kinety AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
14
16
12
15
18
27
29
22
26
32
20.2
23.9
17.8
19.7
27.4
4.4
4.6
3.7
4.2
4.9
21.8
19.2
20.8
21.3
17.9
13
10
10
15
12
Adoral zone of membranelles, diameter AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
20
24
18
26
16
35
33
30
35
32
28.7
28.5
25.5
29.2
25.7
3.8
2.7
3.0
2.4
4.5
13.2
9.5
11.8
8.2
17.5
16
15
13
18
14
Collar membranelles, numberc AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
22
21
21
21
20
25
25
23
25
24
23.0
22.4
22.1
23.2
22.5
0.2
1.3
0.7
0.2
0.3
0.8
5.8
3.2
0.8
1.3
16
15
13
18
14
Prolonged collar membranelles, number AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
4
4
4
4
3
4
4
4
4
3
4
4
4
4
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
16
15
13
18
14
Buccal membranelles, number AK1
AK2
AK3
AG
TT
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
16
14
11
17
13
  1. Min, minimum; Max, maximum; Mean, arithmetic mean; SD, standard deviation; CV, coefficient of variation in %; n, number of individuals examined
  2. aData are based, if not stated otherwise, on protargol-stained specimens; bmeasured from field materials in vivo; ccounted from protargol-stained or live materials. Measurements in μm