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Table 2 Compendium of infective juveniles of Heterorhabditis indica Hagonoy isolate (HBP1) with the type strain and other populations. All morphometric measurements are in micrometres (except n, ratio and percentage) and expressed as means (range)

From: Native Philippine Heterorhabditis indica isolates from banana and rice fields and preliminary results of their virulence against the larvae of super worm (Zophobas morio Fabricius Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)

Character H. indica
Hagonoy isolate
H. indica
Type strain
H. indica
F05
H. indica
H.TN48
Country Philippines India Philippines Vietnam
Reference Present study Poinar Jr et al. 1992 Pascual et al. 2017 Phan et al. 2003
n 15 25 10 25
Body length (L) 482 (403–529) 528 (479–573) 481 (432–560) 563 (348–622)
Max. body diam. (MBD) 21 (19–23) 20 (19–22) 19 (18–20) 20 (18–21)
a (L/MBD) 22 (22–23) 26 (25–27) 25 (23–27) 29 (27–33)
b (L/ES) 4 (3–4) 4.5 (4.3–4.8) 3.6 (3.5–3.9) 29 (27–33)
c (L/T) 10 (9–10) 5.3 (4.5–5.6) 6.3 (5.9–6.7) 5.7 (3.1–6.6)
Tail with sheath (T) 48 (42–54) 57 (55–61)
Tail without sheath  − 101 (93–109) 99 (88–112)
Anal body diam. (ABD) 15 (14–15) 11 (10–12) 13 (11–14)
Nerve ring-ant. end (NR) 95 (91–100) 82 (72–85) 85 (77–88) 83 (75–89)
Excretory pore-ant. end (EP) 61 (40–77) 98 (88–107) 105 (100–108) 96 (88–103)
Pharynx length (ES) 124 (114–131) 117 (109–123) 133 (125–138) 117 (108–24)
D (EP/ES) 0.49 (0.3–0.5) 0.84 (0.79–0.9) 79 (75–84) 82 (79–85)
E (EP/T) 1.1 (0.7–1.5) 0.94 (0.83–1.03) 1.37 (1.27–144) 0.97 (0.9–1.1)
F (MBD/T) 0.4 (0.4–0.5) 0.20 (0.18–0.22) 0.2 (0.18–0.2)