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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1945
Actinopharynx
N/A holotrichs  31 - 38  x  12.7 - 13.4  (16) /
N/A holotrichs  48 - 65  x  15.5 - 19.7  (25.4) /
Column
N/A holotrichs  13.4 - 18.3  x  4.2 - 5.6  /
N/A microbasic b-mastigophores  12.7 - 15.5  x  5.6 - 6.3  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores   - 15.5  x  5.6 - 7  /
Filaments
N/A holotrichs  145 - 170.5  x  56 - 80  (84.6) /
N/A holotrichs  28 - 33.8  x  12.7 - 18.3  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  6.3 - 8.5  x   -   /
Tentacles
N/A holotrichs  12.7 - 17  x  3 - 6.3  /
N/A holotrichs   - 35  x   - 28  /
N/A holotrichs  18.3 - 20  (29.6) x  4.2 - 6.3  /
N/A holotrichs  32.4 - 38  x   - 14  /
N/A microbasic b-mastigophores  11.3 - 17  x  5 - 7  /
N/A microbasic b-mastigophores  11.3 - 18.3  x  5.6 - 6.3  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  14.1 - 16.9  x  5.6 - 7  /

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