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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
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Carlgren O., 1941
Acontia
N/A basitrichs  18.3 - 26.8  x  2.5 - 2.8  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  55 - 70.5  x  7 - 8.5  / Unfired
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  8.5 - 11.3  x  1.5 -   / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  18.3 -   x  2.8 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  24 - 28.2  x  4.2 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  9.9 - 11.3  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
Column
N/A basitrichs  10 - 12.7  x  2 - 2.8  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  14.1 - 16.9  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  15.5 - 19.7  x  4.2 -   / Unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  8.5 - 11.3  x  1.5 -   / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  11.3 - 12.7  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  9.9 - 11.3  x  3 - 3.5  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores?  31 - 33.8  x  5 - 5.6  / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  14.1 - 16.9  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  24 - 25  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores?  21.1 - 29.6  x  4.2 -   / Unfired
N/A spirocysts  27 -   x  4.5 -   / Unfired

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