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Table 2 Comparative morphometric of infective juveniles (IJs) and adult generations from populations of Heterorhabditis bacteriophora with original description. All measurements are in μm (except ratio and percentage) and in the form of mean (range)

From: Description of Heterorhabditis bacteriophora (Nematoda: Heterorhabditidae) isolated from hilly areas of Kashmir Valley

IJsLBDEPNRPLTabcD%E%
PH
H. bacteriophora (Poinar, 1976)
527 (474–568)25 (22–28)119 (110–127)73 (61–90)99 (90–115)74 (57–90)22 (19–25)5.4 (4.7–6.1)7.3 (5.5–9.3)122 (105–139)7165 (131–211)
558 (512–671)23 (18–31)103 (87–110)85 (72–93)125 (10–139)98 (83–112)25 (17–30)4.5 (4–5.1)6.2 (5.7–7)84 (76–92)112 (103–130)
MalesLBDEPNRPLTSLGLSW%GS%D%
PH
H. bacteriophora (Poinar, 1996)
865 (782–927)108 (92–120)122 (103–139)66 (58–76)96 (84–105)32 (28–37)44 (31–53)21 (17–26)242 (194–282)47 (37–57)128 (108–157)
820 (780–960)43 (38–46)121 (114–130)72 (65–81)103 (99–105)28 (22–36)40 (36–44)20 (18–25)17450117
HermaphroditesLBDEPNRPLTV%D%E%ABW 
PH
H. bacteriophora (Poinar, 1996
4952 (3086–5492)292 (221–352)209 (127–260)131 (79–162)159 (101–200)30 (22–35)45 (37–52)132 (112–155)227 (105–302)51 (34–75) 
4030 (3630–4390)165 (160–180)209 (189–217)126 (121–130)197 (189–205)90 (81–93)44 (41–47)10623246 (40–53) 
FemalesLBDEPNRPLTV%D%E%ABW 
PH
H. bacteriophora (Poinar, 1976)
1874 (1513–2290)110 (84–150)152 (128–181)85 (71–99)123 (113–135)56 (41–79)45 (38–51)124 (108–150)278 (187–360)29 (24–39) 
3500 (3180–3850)190 (160–220)192 (174–214)103 (93–118)168 (155–183)82 (71–93)47 (42–53)11423428 (22–31)