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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  22.6 - 28.2  x   - 3.5  (4) /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  21 - 22.6  x  4 -   /
Column
N/A basitrichs  10 - 16.9  x  1.5 - 2.8  /
Filaments
N/A basitrichs   - 18.3  x   - 2.8  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  25.4 - 31  x  4.2 - 5.6  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  14.1 - 19.7  x  4 -   /
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  7.7 - 9.2  x  2.5 -   /
N/A basitrichs  17.6 - 22.6  x  2.8 -   /
N/A spirocysts   - 19.7  x   - 3.5  /
Carlgren O., 1936
Actinopharynx
N/A penicilli  19 - 22  x  3 - 4.5  / Unfired
N/A spirulae  24 - 27  x  2.5 -   / Unfired
Column
N/A unspecified nematocysts  8 - 14  x  1.5 - 2  / Unfired
Filaments
N/A penicilli  16 - 24  x  4 - 5  / Unfired
N/A spirulae?  19 - 22  x  2.5 -   / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A spirocysts  10 - 19  x  1 - 2  / Unfired
N/A unspecified nematocysts  17 - 22  x  1.5 - 2  / Unfired

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