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Table 1 Size ranges and distribution of cnidae in Anthoparactis fossii n. gen. et sp.: mean length by mean width of capsules

From: A new genus and species of isanthid sea anemone (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Actiniaria) from Chilean Patagonia, Anthoparactis fossii n. gen. et sp

Categories Range of length and width of capsules (µm)
Anthoparactis fossii n. gen. et sp.
\(\bar{\rm X}\) ± SD S N F
Pedal disc
 Basitrichs 1 (A) 8.0–11.0 × 2.0–3.0 9.8 ± 0.8 × 2.1 ± 0.2 3/3 43 ++
 Basitrichs 2 (B) 16.0–25.0 × 3.0–4.0 19.8 ± 1.6 × 3.9 ± 0.3 3/3 46 ++
 M p-mastigophores B1 (C) 12.0–17.0 × 4.0–6.0 14.9 ± 1.4 × 4.8 ± 0.7 3/3 14
Scapus
 Basitrichs 1 (D) 8.0–11.0 × 2.0–3.0 10.0 ± 0.7 × 2.1 ± 0.3 3/3 43 +
 Basitrichs 2 (E) 18.0–23.0 × 3.0–4.0 20.2 ± 1.3 × 4.0 ± 0.1 3/3 71 ++
 M p-mastigophores B1 (F) 13.0–19.0 × 3.5–5.0 15.7 ± 1.6 × 4.0 ± 0.2 3/3 56 ++
Tentacles
 Spirocysts (G) 13.0–26.0 × 2.0–4.0 20.9 ± 2.9 × 3.0 ± 0.4 3/3 56 ++
 Basitrichs 1 (H) 8.0–14.0 × 2.0–3.0 11.3 ± 1.9 × 2.1 ± 0.3 3/3 41 +
 Basitrichs 2 (I) 17.0–23.0 × 2.0–3.0 20.1 ± 1.4 × 3.0 ± 0.1 3/3 50 ++
Actinopharynx
 Basitrichs (J) 25.0–37–0 × 3.0–4.0 29.4 ± 2.0 × 3.0 ± 0.2 3/3 54 ++
 M p-mastigophores B1 (K) 22.0–29.0 × 4.0–5.0 25.2 ± 1.7 × 4.1 ± 0.3 3/3 60 ++
Filaments
 Basitrichs (L) 9.0–14.0 × 1.5–3.0 11.7 ± 1.1 × 2.1 ± 0.4 4/4 43 ++
 M p-mastigophores B1 (M) 16.0–25.0 × 3.0–5.0 22.7 ± 1.6 × 4.3 ± 0.5 4/4 63 ++
Acontia
 Basitrichs 1 (N) 8.0–16.0 × 1.5–3.0 13.0 ± 1.6 × 2.4 ± 0.5 2/3 43 +
 Basitrichs 2 (O) 23.0–29.0 × 3.0 26.1 ± 1.3 × 3.0 ± 0 3/3 65 +++
  1. Letters next to cnidae categories correspond to images in Fig. 4
  2. SD standard deviation, S ratio of number of specimens in which each cnidae was found to number of specimens examined, N total number of capsules measured, F Frequency, +++ = very common, ++ = common, + = rather common, — = sporadic; M Microbasic values from pooled samples.