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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
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Range of
Widths (m)
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Carlgren O., 1921
Actinopharynx
N/A unspecified nematocysts  36 - 46  x  3.5 -   / Unfired
Column
N/A unspecified nematocysts  17 - 22  x  2 - 2.5  / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A unspecified nematocysts  48 - 106  x  2 -   / Unfired
N/A unspecified nematocysts  13 - 17  x  2 -   / Unfired
Widersten B., 1976
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  14 - 17.4  x  2.2 - 2.7  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  38 - 57  x  4.4 - 4.9  / Unfired
N/A spirocysts  43.1 -   x  3.8 -   / Unfired
Column
N/A basitrichs  20 - 24.5  x  2.7 - 3.3  / Unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  14 - 25  x  2.7 - 3.3  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  54.5 - 75  x  7 - 7.1  / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  70 - 83  x  4.4 - 5.5  / Unfired

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