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Euglenophyceae: Euglenales
Mastigophora: Euglenida

Euglena acus
Ehrenberg, 1830

by Chi Ling Wang
Dept. of Nature Science Education, National Chia-Yi Teacher's College, Taiwan

Euglena acus 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).
Similar species -->> Cyclidiopsis; E. limnophila;

Euglena acus Ehrenberg 1830, cells have two rod shape paramylons separated by nucleus, numerous discoid chloroplasts, peripheral; with short non-hyaline cauda ( 55 x 5-6 um), x 1000, by Chi Ling Wang
Euglena Euglena

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