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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  x  3.5 - 4.2  /
N/A basitrichs  15.5 - 19.7  x  2.8 - 3  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  24 - 29.6  x  4.2 -   /
Column
N/A basitrichs  18.3 - 24  x  4.2 -   /
N/A basitrichs  9 - 12.7  x  2.5 - 2.8  /
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  31.7 - 36.7  x  4 - 4.2  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  19.7 - 29.6  x  3.4 -   /
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  19.7 - 24  x  2.5 - 2.8  /
N/A spirocysts   - 40  x   -   /

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