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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1951
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  21 - 26.8  x  3 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  19.7 - 21.8  x  4.2 - 5.5  / Unfired
Column
N/A basitrichs  8.5 - 11  x  2.2 -   / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  15.5 - 18.3  x  2.5 -   / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  21 - 25  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  11.3 - 18.3  x  2.2 - 2.8  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  38 - 43.7  x  3.5 - 4.2  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  18.3 - 22.6  x  4.2 - 5.5  / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  8.5 - 11.3  x  2.2 -   / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  18.2 - 26.8  x  2.8 -   / Unfired
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Holotype for Epiactis irregularis Carlgren, 1951
Catalog Number: USNM 49446
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): E. Ricketts
Year Collected: 1940
Locality: La Paz Bay, E Ofla Paz, Baja California, Mexico, Gulf of California, North Pacific Ocean
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