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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1924
Acontia
N/A unspecified nematocysts  22 - 34  x  2 - 2.5  / Unfired
N/A unspecified nematocysts  14 - 17  x  1.5 -   / Unfired
Actinopharynx
N/A unspecified nematocysts  14 - 29  x  3 - 4.5  / Unfired
N/A unspecified nematocysts  26 - 34  x  2 - 2.5  / Unfired
Column
N/A unspecified nematocysts  17 - 24  x  1.5 -   / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A spirocysts  12 - 30  x  2.5 -   / Unfired
N/A unspecified nematocysts  16 - 27  x  1.5 - 2.5  / Unfired
Carlgren O., 1945
Acontia
N/A basitrichs  25.4 - 31  x   - 2.8  /
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  25.4 - 29.6  x   - 2.8  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  21 - 31  x   - 4.2  /
Column
N/A basitrichs  15.5 - 20.4  x   - 2.8  /
N/A basitrichs  10 - 12.7  x   - 1.5  /
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  12.7 - 16.9  x  2.1 - 2.8  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  21.1 - 25.4  x  4.2 - 5  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  10 - 13.4  x   - 2.8  /
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  16.9 - 22.6  x  2.5 - 2.8  /
N/A spirocysts   - 30  x   - 2.8  /

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