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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1952
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  18.3 - 19.7  x  2.5 - 2.8  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  21.8 - 26.8  x  3 - 4  / Unfired
Column
N/A basitrichs  12 - 14  x  2.2 -   / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  13.4 - 18.3  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
N/A basitrichs (18)  19.7 - 25.4  x (2.5)  2.8 - 3  (3.5) / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  18.3 - 24  x  4.2 - 4.5  / Unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  22.6 - 29.6  x  3.5 - 4.2  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  22.6 - 28.2  x  5 - 5.6  / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  21 - 26.8  x  3 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  31 - 38  (42.3) x  4.5 -   / Unfired

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