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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1928
Actinopharynx
N/A unspecified nematocysts  29 - 35  x  3 - 3.5  / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A spirocysts  10 - 58  x  2 - 8  / Unfired
N/A unspecified nematocysts  22 - 29  x  2 - 2.5  / Unfired
Carlgren O., 1934
Actinopharynx
N/A penicilli  22 - 36  x  3.5 - 4.5  (5) / Unfired
Filaments
N/A unspecified nematocysts  26 - 31  x  3.5 - 4.5  / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A spirocysts   - 68  x  10 - 11  / Unfired
N/A unspecified nematocysts (19)  26 - 38  x  3 - 4  / Unfired
Riemann-Z?ck K., 1978
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  22 - 33  x  3 - 4  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs   - 13.5  x  2 - 2.5  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  26 - 32  x  4.5 - 5  / Unfired
Column
N/A basitrichs  21 - 27.5  x  3 - 3.5  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  11.5 - 13.5  x  2 - 2.5  / Unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  14.5 - 17.5  x  2 - 2.5  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  26 - 32  x  4.5 - 5  / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  19 - 27.5  x  3 - 3.5  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  13.5 - 16  x  2 - 2.5  / Unfired
N/A spirocysts   - 57  x   - 9  / Unfired

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