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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Dunn D. F., 1974
Acrorhagi
N/A atrichous isorhizas [atrichs]  27.3 - 43.2  x  2.8 - 4.7  61 / unfired
N/A spirocysts  14.1 - 28.2  x  1.9 - 3.6  66 / unfired
Actinopharynx
N/A basitrichs  20.7 - 27.3  x  1.9 - 2.8  53 / unfired
Column
N/A basitrichs  11.3 - 16  x  1.7 - 2.4  59 / unfired
N/A basitrichs  16.5 - 22.6  x  2.4 - 3.8  74 / unfired
Filaments
N/A basitrichs  13.2 - 18.7  x  1.7 - 2.6  62 / unfired
N/A basitrichs  20.7 - 29.1  x  2.4 - 3.8  36 / unfired
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  15 - 18.8  x  2.8 - 4.7  37 / unfired
Tentacles
N/A basitrichs  16 - 21.6  x  1.7 - 2.8  84 / unfired
N/A spirocysts  10.3 - 28.2  x  1.9 - 3.8  67 / unfired

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