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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  16.9 - 19.7  x  2.5 - 2.8  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  16.9 - 21.1  x  4.2 - 4.5  /
Column
N/A basitrichs  21 - 22.6  x  2.8 - 3.5  /
N/A basitrichs  12 - 15.5  x  2.2 - 2.5  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  20.4 - 25.4  x  3.5 - 4.5  /
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  15.5 - 18.3  x   - 2.8  /
N/A basitrichs  7 - 8.5  x   - 1.5  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  10 - 17  x  4.2 - 5.6  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  19.7 - 22.6  x  4.2 - 5  /
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  13 - 25.4  x  3.5 - 5  /
N/A basitrichs  14.5 - 15  x   - 2  /
N/A spirocysts   -   x   -   /

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