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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
England K. W., 1971
Acontia
basitrichs  18 - 27.6  x  2.4 - 3  / Unfired
Actinopharynx
basitrichs  12 - 15.6  x  1.8 -   / Unfired
basitrichs  18 - 27.6  x  2.4 - 3  / Unfired
Column
basitrichs  6 - 10.8  x  1.8 - 2.4  / Unfired
microbasic p-mastigophores  12 - 18  x  2.4 - 3  / Unfired
Filaments
basitrichs  9.6 - 15.6  x  1.8 -   / Unfired
microbasic p-mastigophores  15.6 - 27.6  x  2.4 - 4.2  / Unfired
Tentacles
basitrichs  20.4 - 31.2  x  1.8 - 2.4  / Unfired
spirocysts  14.4 - 38.4  x  1.8 - 4.2  / Unfired

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