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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1940
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  13 - 14  x  1 - 1.5  /
microbasic amastigophores  22 - 27  x  3 - 4  /
Column
N/A basitrichs  10 - 14  x  1 - 1.5  /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  43 - 60  x  4.5 - 5  /
Filaments
N/A microbasic amastigophores  29 - 36  x  4 -   /
Pedal disk
N/A basitrichs  9 - 12  x  1.5 -   /
N/A microbasic amastigophores (12)  14 - 17  x  2.5 - 3  /
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  14 -   x   -   / fired
microbasic amastigophores  43.5 - 89  x  4 - 4.5  / fired

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