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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 basitrichs  22.6 - 28.2  (38.3) x   - 3.5  /
N/A basitrichs  8.5 - 25.4  x  2.5 - 2.8  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  24 - 29.6  x  4.2 - 5.5  /
Column
N/A basitrichs  8.5 - 11.3  x  1.5 - 2  /
N/A basitrichs  29.6 - 38.1  x  3.5 - 4.2  /
N/A basitrichs  11.3 - 14  x  1.5 - 2.2  /
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  16.9 - 18.3  x   - 2.8  /
N/A basitrichs  26.8 - 42.3  x  3.5 - 4.2  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  21.1 - 28.2  x  4.2 - 5.5  /
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  22.6 - 25.4  x   - 2.8  /
N/A spirocysts   - 28  x   - 2.8  /

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