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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O. and Hedgpeth J. W., 1952
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  18.3 - 25.4  x  2.5 - 3  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores or amastigophores  19.7 - 24  x  3.5 - 7  / Unfired
Column
N/A basitrichs  11.3 - 14  x  1.5 - 2.8  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  12.7 - 22.6  x  2.8 - 5.6  / Unfired
Filaments
N/A amastigophores  15.5 - 32.4  x  4.2 - 7  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  10.5 - 14  x  2.2 - 2.5  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  8.5 - 14.8  x  4.2 - 5.6  / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  18.3 - 25.4  x  2.5 - 3  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  22.6 - 27.5  x  4.2 - 4.5  / Unfired

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