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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  24 - 31  x  2.6 - 3  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  19.7 - 25.4  x  4 - 4.5  /
Column
N/A atrichous isorhizas [atrichs]  31 - 42.3  x  4.5 - 5.5  /
N/A basitrichs  18.3 - 21  x  2.5 - 3  /
N/A basitrichs  16.9 - 23  x   - 2.5  /
Filaments
N/A basitrichs (14)  16.9 - 26.8  x  2.5 - 2.8  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  20 - 26.8  x  3.5 - 5.5  /
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  24 - 31  x  2 - 2.5  /
N/A spirocysts   - 40.2  x   - 3.5  (4) /

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