Die Nesselkapseln der Aktinien und ihre differentialdiagnostische Bedeutung

@article{Schmidt2005DieND,
  title={Die Nesselkapseln der Aktinien und ihre differentialdiagnostische Bedeutung},
  author={Hans -Joachim Schmidt},
  journal={Helgol{\"a}nder wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen},
  year={2005},
  volume={19},
  pages={284-317}
}
Nematocysts of 36 actinian species of the North Sea, Mediterranean and Red Sea were studied by phase contrast and electron microscopy. Spirocysts differ from nematocysts in having, just after discharge, a single thread of secretion (“Quellfaden”) entwining the tube in left turns. Haplonemes and heteronemes are redefined. In undischarged condition, heteronemes have a basal shaft (“Achsenkörper”) of greater diameter than the thread. The everted shaft of heteronemes bears coarse armature abruptly… CONTINUE READING