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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1940
Acontia
N/A basitrichs  24 - 26  x  2.5 -   /
microbasic amastigophores  41 - 53  x  5.5 - 6.5  /
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  22 - 26  x  2.5 -   /
N/A basitrichs  14 - 15  x  2 -   /
microbasic p-mastigophores  22 - 24  x  4 - 4.5  /
Column
N/A basitrichs  10 - 19  x  1.5 - 2.5  /
N/A microbasic amastigophores (22)  24 - 27  x  4 - 4.5  /
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  13 - 15  x  2 -   /
microbasic p-mastigophores  17 - 20  x  4 -   /
microbasic p-mastigophores  21 - 27  x  4 - 5  /
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  15.5 - 9  x  2.5 -   /
microbasic amastigophores  22 - 26  (29) x  3.5 -   /

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