Microbasic p-mastigophors: A type of nematocyst that is defined by having a both a basal shaft and a tubule. The demarcation between the barbed shaft and the tubule is strongly marked. A funnel-shaped formation in the shaft at the beginning of the distal part of the tubule is visible in unexploded capsules. The tubule and shaft are at most three times as long as the capsule. Sometimes it will be Hoplotelic.
Images of microbasic p-mastigophors