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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  41 - 55  x  4.2 - 5  /
Column
N/A basitrichs  41 - 53.6  x  4.2 - 5.5  /
N/A basitrichs  15.5 - 18.5  x   - 2.8  /
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  53.6 - 70.5  x   - 5  /
N/A basitrichs  21.1 - 25.4  x  2.8 - 3.5  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  28.2 - 35.2  x  4.5 - 5  /
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  70.5 - 79  x   - 4.5  /
N/A basitrichs  21.1 - 28.2  x  2.5 - 3  /
N/A spirocysts   -   x   -   /

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