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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1945
Acontia
N/A basitrichs  46.5 - 57.8  x  3 - 4  /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  62.7 - 86  x  5.6 - 7  /
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  29.6 - 45.1  x  3 - 4.2  /
N/A basitrichs  16.9 - 18.3  (22.6) x  2.5 - 2.8  /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  33.8 - 47.9  x  5 - 5.5  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  26.8 - 32  x  4.2 - 6.5  /
Column
N/A basitrichs  18.3 - 22.6  x   - 2.8  /
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  14 - 19  x   - 2.1  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  24 - 29.6  (35) x  3.5 - 4.9  /
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  31 - 39  x  3 - 3.5  /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  28.2 - 38  (41) x   - 5  /
N/A spirocysts   - 51  x   - 5.5  /

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