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Euglenophyceae: Euglenales
Mastigophora: Euglenida

Euglena granulata
(Klebs) Schmitz, 1884

Euglena granulata Species: Cell body fusiform (spindle-shaped), 62-95 μm long, 18-24 μm wide, euglenoid movement active; chloroplasts saucer-shaped, slightly lobed (or wavy ?), 8-14 in number, a prenoid covered with paramylon sheath located at the center; a flagellum nearly equal to or slightly longer than the cell body; nucleus spherical 8-10 μm in diam.; stigma 5 μm; many small granules present within cytoplasm (An Illustrated Guide to Freshwater Zooplankton in Japan, 2000).

Euglena granulata ?, cell body 98 μm long, 18 μm wide, x 640, Shukei-ike (pond), Mihashi Park, Saitama city (Omiya), Saitama Pref., Japan, October 2002 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
Euglena Euglena
Euglena Euglena Euglena

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