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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
H?sermann V. and F?erra G., 2001
Acrorhagi
holotrichs  34.2 - 42.5  x  4.5 - 6.5  46 6 / 6 Unfired
Actinopharynx
basitrichs  24.8 - 31.5  (34.2) x  2.7 - 3.8  (4.4) 69 6 / 6 Unfired
basitrichs  14.2 - 22.5  x  2.2 - 3.1  (3.8) 95 6 / 6 Unfired
microbasic p-mastigophores (14.4)  19 - 23.4  x  3.6 - 5.9  (6.3) 30 5 / 6 Unfired
Column
basitrichs  20.8 - 31.2  x  2.2 - 3.3  (3.8) 95 6 / 6 Unfired
basitrichs  6.3 - 12.9  (16.6) x  1 - 2.1  15 3 / 6 Unfired
Filaments
basitrichs  20.7 - 29.7  x  3.2 - 5.5  56 6 / 6 Unfired
basitrichs  12.2 - 19.8  x  1.7 - 2.8  53 6 / 6 Unfired
microbasic amastigophores (15.5)  17.1 - 24.4  x  3.6 - 6.3  58 6 / 6 Unfired
Pseudoacrorhagi
basitrichs  19.8 - 32.4  x  2.25 - 3.44  (4.09) 48 6 / 6 Unfired
basitrichs  9.9 - 13  x  1.8 - 2  4 1 / 6 Unfired
Tentacles
basitrichs (20)  21.6 - 34.7  x  2.1 - 3.6  95 6 / 6 Unfired
basitrichs  13.1 - 18.9  (21.3) x  1.7 - 2.8  76 6 / 6 Unfired
spirocysts  10.8 - 41.6  x  1.6 - 4.1  108 6 / 6 Unfired

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