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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Hand C. H., 1955
Actinopharynx
basitrichs  23 - 32.5  x  2 - 3  47 / Unfired
microbasic p-mastigophores  10 - 14  x  4.5 -   56 / Unfired
microbasic p-mastigophores  19 - 28  x  3.5 - 4.5  42 / Unfired
Column
basitrichs  11 - 16.5  x  1.5 - 2  51 / Unfired
basitrichs  15 - 22.5  x  3.5 - 4.5  46 / Unfired
microbasic p-mastigophores  13.5 - 21.5  x  3.5 -   50 / Unfired
Filaments
basitrichs  19 - 30.5  x  2 - 3  49 / Unfired
microbasic p-mastigophores  10 - 18.5  x  4.5 - 6.5  50 / Unfired
microbasic p-mastigophores  17.5 - 26.5  x  3.5 - 4.5  41 / Unfired
Tentacles
basitrichs  8.5 - 13.5  x  2 - 3  47 / Unfired
basitrichs  13.5 - 21  x  0.5 - 1.5  38 / Unfired
microbasic p-mastigophores  15 - 22.5  x  3 - 4  44 / Unfired
spirocysts  11 - 24.5  x  1.5 - 4  34 / Unfired

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