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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O. and Hedgpeth J. W., 1952
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  19.7 - 25.4  x  3.5 - 4.6  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  18.3 - 19.7  x  5 - 5.6  / Unfired
Column
N/A atrichs  33.8 - 39.5  x  5 - 6.3  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  15.5 - 19.7  x  2.2 - 2.8  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  15.5 - 21.1  x  2.2 - 2.8  / Unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  21 - 36.7  x  4.2 - 5.6  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  15.5 - 28.2  x  2.5 - 2.8  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  18.3 - 22.6  x (4.2)  5.6 - 6.3  / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  15.5 - 33.8  x  2.2 - 3  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  15.5 - 28.2  x  2.2 - 2.8  / Unfired

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