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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1941
Acontia
N/A basitrichs  22.6 - 29.6  x  2.5 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  50.8 - 66.3  x  8.5 - 11  / Unfired
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs (25.4)  28.2 - 33.8  x  3 -   / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  16.2 - 21.5  x  2 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  48.3 - 53.6  x  7 - 8.5  / Unfired
Column
N/A macrobasic amastigophores?  15.5 - 18.3  x  2.5 - 3  / Unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  11.3 - 15.5  x  2 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  11.3 - 15.5  x  4 -   / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  73.3 - 80.4  x  2.5 - 3  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  57.8 - 64.9  x  2.5 - 3  / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  42.3 - 50.8  x  5 - 5.6  / Unfired
N/A spirocysts   - 42  x   - 3.5  / Unfired

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