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Euglenida: Euglenales

Menoidium gracile
Syn. Menoidium pellucidum var. gracile (Playfair) Popova

Genus: One emergent flagellum; non-emergent flagellum ends within reservoir; colourless; osmotrophic; no eyespot; rigid; solitary; elongated; curved; strongly flattened (Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Species: Cell body banana-shaped, 64-100 μm long, 6-9 μm wide; bill-like rostrum, ventral line concave, dorsal line convex; a flagellum about a half of the body length (Angeler, Schagerl & Müller, 2002).

Menoidium gracile Playfair, Hiroshima Pref., Japan, October 1998 by Y. Tsukii

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