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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1945
Acrorhagi
N/A atrichs  31 - 43.7  x  4.2 - 5.6  /
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs (8.5)  12.7 - 14  x   - 2  /
N/A basitrichs  21 - 25.4  x  3 - 3.5  /
Column
N/A atrichous isorhizas [atrichs]  19.7 - 22.6  x  3.5 - 4.2  /
Columns
N/A basitrichs  14 - 16  x  1.5 - 2.5  /
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  29.6 - 38.1  x  4.2 - 5.6  /
N/A basitrichs  12.7 - 14  x  1.5 - 2  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  18.3 - 21  x  3.5 - 4.5  /
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  14.8 - 19.7  x  2.1 - 2.5  /
N/A spirocysts   - 18.5  x   - 3  /
Vesicles
N/A basitrichs  15.5 - 19.7  x  1.4 - 2.4  /

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