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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1940
Actinopharynx
N/A microbasic amastigophores  13 - 17  x  3 -   /
Column
N/A atrichous isorhizas [atrichs]  13 - 17  x  2 -   / unfired
N/A microbasic amastigophores  18 - 22  x  3 -   / unfired
N/A spirocysts   -   x   -   /
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  8 - 10  x  1.5 - 2  /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  11 -   x  2 -   /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  19 - 26  x  3.5 - 4  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  7 - 8  x  3 -   /
Tentacles
N/A atrichous isorhizas [atrichs]  11 -   x  2.5 - 3  /
N/A atrichous isorhizas [atrichs]  26 - 31  x  3.5 - 4  /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  34 - 43  x  3.5 - 4  /
N/A microbasic amastigophores  11 -   x  2.5 - 3  /
N/A spirocysts   -   x   -   /

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