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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
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Widths (m)
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Carlgren O., 1941
Acontia
N/A basitrichs  29.6 - 42.3  x  4 - 4.5  / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  25.5 - 38  x  3 - 3.5  / Unfired
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  12.7 - 17  x  2 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  18.3 - 25.4  x  3.5 - 4  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  11.3 - 12.7  x  3.5 - 4  / Unfired
Column
N/A microbasic amastigophores  14 - 15.5  x  3.5 -   / Unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  14 - 18.3  x  2 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  10 - 13  x  3.5 -   / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  18.3 - 19.7  x  2.5 - 2.8  / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  12.7 -   x  3 - 3.5  / Unfired

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