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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1938
Acontia
N/A unspecified nematocysts  22 - 24  x  2.5 -   / Unfired
N/A unspecified nematocysts  26 - 31  x  4 -   / Unfired
Actinopharynx
N/A unspecified nematocysts  24 - 26  x  3.5 -   / Unfired
N/A unspecified nematocysts  18 - 26  x  2 -   / Unfired
N/A unspecified nematocysts  13 - 17  x  4.5 - 5  / Unfired
Column
N/A unspecified nematocysts  14 -   x  3.5 -   / Unfired
Filaments
N/A unspecified nematocysts  14 - 24  x  2 -   / Unfired
N/A unspecified nematocysts  12 - 15  x  4 - 5  / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A spirocysts  10 - 22  x  1.5 - 3  / Unfired
N/A unspecified nematocysts  14 -   x  2.5 -   / Unfired
N/A unspecified nematocysts  12 - 19  x  3.4 -   / Unfired
Carlgren O., 1947
Acontia
N/A basitrichs  21 - 24.5  x  2.5 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  29.6 - 33.8  x  4 -   / Unfired
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  22.6 - 26  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  14.1 - 14.8  x  5 -   / Unfired
Column
N/A basitrichs  8.5 - 12.7  x  1.5 - 2  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  12.7 - 14.8  x  3.5 - 4  / Unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  12.7 - 15.5  x  1.5 - 2.2  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  18.3 - 25.4  x  2.2 - 2.5  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  11.3 - 14.1  x  4.2 - 5.5  / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  14 - 17  x  2.5 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores or amastigophores  12.7 - 15.5  x  3 - 3.5  / Unfired

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