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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
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Widths (m)
nNState
Parulekar A., 1968
Acontia
N/A basitrichs   - 16.8  x  1.4 - 2.1  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  33.6 - 42  x  5.6 - 7.7  / Unfired
Column
N/A basitrichs  9.8 - 15.4  x  1.4 - 2.1  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  16.8 - 19.6  x  2.8 - 4.9  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  19.6 - 23.8  x  4.2 - 4.9  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  28 -   x  4.2 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  16.8 - 19.6  x  2.8 - 3.5  / Unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  15.4 - 18.2  x  2.8 - 3.5  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  5.6 - 7  x  1.4 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  28 - 33.6  x  3.5 - 5.6  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  7 - 8.4  x  1.4 -   / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  15.4 - 18.2  x  2.1 - 2.8  / Unfired
N/A spirocysts  8.4 - 21  x  2.1 - 4.2  / Unfired

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