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Euglenophyceae: Euglenales
Mastigophora: Euglenida

Euglena acus
Ehrenberg, 1830

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, cell body 131 μm long, 9 μm wide, x 640, wetland, near Town Hall, Shobu town, Saitama Pref., Japan, June 27, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
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