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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
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Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1940
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  24 - 29  x  3 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  21 - 23  x  4 - 4.5  / Unfired
Column
N/A atrichs (22)  24 - 35  x  4.5 -   / Unfired
N/A atrichs  34 - 49  x  4.5 - 5  (5.5) / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  17 - 27  x  2 - 2.8  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  9 - 10  x  1.5 -   / Unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  22 - 30  x  4 - 5.5  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  11.5 - 14  x  1.5 - 2  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  17 - 19  (24) x  5 -   (7) / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  15 - 22  x  2 - 2.8  / Unfired
N/A spirocysts  14 - 29  x  2 - 2.8  / Unfired

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