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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1945
Actinopharynx
N/A microbasic amastigophores  36.7 - 45  x  5.6 - 6.3  /
N/A unspecified nematocysts  10.6 - 18.3  x  3 - 4  /
Branches
N/A basitrichs  11.3 - 19  x  3 - 4  /
N/A basitrichs  11.3 - 15.5  x  3 - 4  /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  14.1 - 31.7  x  3.5 - 5.5  /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  12.7 - 19.7  x   - 4  /
Column
N/A microbasic amastigophores  15.5 - 19.7  x  3.5 - 4  /
Filaments
N/A basitrichs   - 14  x   - 2.5  /
N/A basitrichs  10 - 14  x   - 2.5  /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  36.7 - 45  x  5.6 - 6.3  /
N/A unspecified nematocysts  9.2 - 12  x  2.8 - 3.5  /
N/A unspecified nematocysts  10.7 - 14.1  x  2.8 - 3.5  /
Peduncle
N/A microbasic amastigophores  19.7 - 14.1  x  3.5 - 4.2  /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  12.7 - 15.5  x  3.5 - 4  /
Pseudotentacles
N/A basitrichs  15.5 - 35.2  x  4.2 - 5.6  /
N/A basitrichs  28.2 - 31  x   - 5.6  /
N/A basitrichs  19.7 - 35.2  x  4.2 - 5.6  /
N/A macrobasic amastigophores  49.3 - 63.4  x  11.3 - 15.5  /
N/A macrobasic amastigophores  45 - 70  x  10 - 16  /
N/A macrobasic amastigophores  35.2 - 73  x  12 - 15  /
Tentacles
N/A microbasic amastigophores   - 19.7  x   - 3.5  /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  31 - 50.8  x  5 - 5.6  /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  29.6 - 45  x  4.2 - 5.5  /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  67.7 - 73.3  x  6.3 - 7  /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  50 - 64.9  x  5.6 - 6.3  /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  16.9 - 21  x   - 3.5  /
N/A spirocysts   -   x   -   /
N/A spirocysts   -   x   -   /

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