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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1950
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  19.7 - 35  x  2.8 - 3.5  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  19.7 - 28.2  x  5 - 6.3  / Unfired
Column
N/A basitrichs  17 - 23  x  2.8 - 3  / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  28.2 -   x  4.5 - 5  / Unfired
N/A unspecified nematocysts  36.7 - 56.4  x  4.2 - 4.5  / Unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs (27)  29.6 - 42.3  x  4.2 - 5  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  15.5 - 18.3  x  2.5 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  22 - 28.2  x  5 - 6.3  / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  19.7 - 43.7  x  2.5 - 3.5  / Unfired

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