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Table 1 Morphometric of infective juveniles of Steinernema carpocapsae IRMoghan. All measurements are in micrometers (mean ± SE)

From: First report of the entomopathogenic nematode, Steinernema carpocapsae, from Moghan region of Iran and its efficacy against the turnip moth, Agrotis segetum Denis and Schiffermuller (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), larvae

Character Measurement Character Measurement
L 538.50 ± 35.5
(505–620)
a 23.20 ± 2.52
(19.81–28.25)
W 23.35 ± 1.80
(22–27)
b 4.77 ± 0.43
(4.08–5.49)
EP 30.90 ± 3.51
(25–34)
c 11.24 ± 1.38
(9.71–13.29)
NR 77.90 ± 5.69
(73–85)
D% 27.31 ± 2.99
(22.94–32.69)
ES 113.20 ± 6.23
(104–125)
E% 65.12 ± 13.85
(44.64–89.19)
T 48.50 ± 5.95
(37–56)
N 20
ABW 13.40 ± 3.50
(9–18)
  
  1. Ratios: a = L/W, b = L/ES, c = L/T, D% = EP/ES × 100, E% = EP/T × 100
  2. L body length, W max. body diam, EP excretory pore, NR nerve ring, ES pharynx, T tail length, ABD anal body diam