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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1945
Acrorhagi
N/A atrichous isorhizas [atrichs]  49.3 - 63.4  x  5.6 - 7  /
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  19.7 - 26.8  x  2.8 - 3.5  (4) /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  19.7 - 22.6  x  4 - 5  /
Column
N/A atrichous isorhizas [atrichs]  29.6 - 47.9  x  5.6 - 7  /
N/A atrichs  17 - 19.7  x  4.2 - 5.6  /
N/A basitrichs  17.6 - 22.6  x  2.8 - 3.5  /
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  10 - 25.4  x  2.2 - 4  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  17.6 - 22.6  x  4 - 5.6  (7) /
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  21 - 28.2  x  2.5 - 3.5  /
N/A spirocysts   - 29  x   - 3.5  /

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