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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1952
Acontia
N/A basitrichs  16 - 21  x  2 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  42.3 - 60.6  (66.3) x  5.6 -   / Unfired
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  17 - 19.7  x  3 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  14 - 24  x  2.8 - 4  / Unfired
Column
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  13.4 - 22.6  x  3.5 - 4.2  / Unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  10 - 11.3  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  14 - 21  x  2.8 - 4  / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  14 - 15  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  22.6 - 28.2  x  3.5 -   / Unfired

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