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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
England K. W., 1987
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  9.6 - 16.8  x  2 -   / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  20.4 - 28.8  x  3 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  19.2 - 24  x  4.2 -   / Unfired
Column
N/A basitrichs  18 - 22.8  x  2.4 -   / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  24 - 26.4  x  4.8 - 6  / Unfired
N/A spirocysts  24 - 25.2  x  3 -   / Unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  14.6 - 17.2  x  2 -   / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  15.2 - 23.2  x  3.3 -   / Unfired
N/A basitrichs  25.8 - 32.3  x  5.3 - 6.6  / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  21.8 - 27.1  x  4.6 - 5.3  / Unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  15.6 - 28.8  x  2.4 - 3  / Unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  24 - 30  x  4 - 6  / Unfired
N/A spirocysts  12 - 24  x  2.4 - 3.6  / Unfired

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