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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 (25.4)  31 - 36.7  x  2.6 - 3.5  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  21 - 24  x  3.5 - 4  /
Column
N/A basitrichs  19.7 - 21.8  x  2.5 - 2.8  /
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  14 - 19.7  (24.2) x  2.5 - 2.8  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  20.4 - 24.7  x  3.5 - 4.2  /
Pseudoacrorhagi
N/A basitrichs  16.9 - 21.1  x   - 2.8  /
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  19.7 - 28.2  x  2.5 - 2.8  /
N/A spirocysts   - 32.4  x  4.5 - 5  /

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