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Euglenophyceae: Euglenales
Mastigophora: Euglenida: Euglenina

Euglena acus
Ehrenberg, 1830

Species: 50-175 μm long, 8-18 μm wide; body long spindle or cylindre, with a sharply pointed posterior end; numerous discoid chloroplasts; several paramylon (paramylum) bodies; nucleus central; stigma distinct; flagellum short, about one-fourth the body length (Kudo, 1966).

Euglena acus Ehrenberg 1830, cell body 150 μm long, 10 μm wide, stigma distinct, sharply pointed posterior end, numerous discoid chloroplasts, chloroplasts small disc-shaped, 3-4 μm in diam., paramylon bodies rod-shaped, about 9-11 μm long, flagellum short, Japan, 1998 by Y. Tsukii

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