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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1940
Acontia
basitrichs  22 - 23  x  2.5 -   /
microbasic amastigophores  24 - 31  x  3.5 -   /
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  17 - 22  x  2.5 -   /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  18 - 22  x  4 -   /
Column
N/A basitrichs  12 - 13.5  x  3 - 3.5  /
N/A basitrichs  9 - 10  x  2 -   / unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  12 - 15  x  3.5 - 4  /
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  8 - 12  x  1 - 1.5  /
microbasic p-mastigophores  11 - 15  x  4 - 4.5  /
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  16 - 20  x  2 -   /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  15 -   x  2 -   /

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