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Euglenophyceae: Euglenales
Mastigophora: Euglenida

Euglena ehrenbergii
Klebs, 1883

Euglena ehrenbergii Species: 170-400 μm long, 15-40 μm wide; cylindrical and flattened; posterior end rounded; plastic, often twisted; numerous small discoid chloroplasts; stigma conspicuous; flagellum about one-half the body length or less ; two paramylon (paramylum) bodies elongate, up to over 100 μm long (Kudo, 1966). One of the larger species; chloroplasts small, discoid, numerous; paramylon (paramylum) as one or two long rods, 30-100 μm long (How to know the protozoa, 1979).
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Euglena ehrenbergii Klebs, cell body 175 μm long, 20 μm wide, chloroplasts small disc-shaped, many small granular pyrenoids present, x 400, x 640, wetland, near Town Hall, Shobu town, Saitama Pref., Japan, June 27, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
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