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Euglenida: Sphenomonadina: Anisonemidae
Euglenophyceae: Sphenomonadales

Anisonema acinus
Dujardin, 1841

Genus: Generally ovoid; asymmetrical; plastic or rigid; a slit-like ventral furrow; flagella at anterior end; cytopharynx long; contractile vacuole anterior; nucleus posterior (Kudo, 1966). Lightly striated; trailing flagellum longer than anterior one (How to know the protozoa, 1979).
Species: 25-40 μm long, 16-22 μm wide; rigid, oval; somewhat flattened; pellicle slightly striated (Kudo, 1966). Rigid; faintly spirally striated; fresh water (How to know the protozoa, 1979).

Anisonema acinus small type ?, cell body oval, 24 μm long, 11 μm wide, recurrent (trailing) flagellum 84 μm long x 400, Japan, 1998 by Y. Tsukii

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