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Euglenophyceae: Euglenales
Mastigophora: Euglenida

Euglena limnophila
Lemmermann, 1898

Euglena limnophila Species: Cell body long spindle-shaped, 60-78 μm long, 10-12 μm wide, anterior attenuated, posterior tapered into a caudal projection; euglenoid movement inactive; many chloroplasts small disc-shaped without pyrenoids; locomotive flagellum about 1/2 body length; nucleus ellipsoidal, 8 x 5 μm in diam.; two types of paramylon bodies, one small bar-shaped, another 2 ring-shaped ones at both sides of the nucleus (An Illustrated Guide to Freshwater Zooplankton in Japan, 2000).
Similar species -->> E. acus

Euglena limnophila Lemmermann 1898, cell body rigid like E. acus , cell body 78 μm long, 12 μm wide, posterior quite similar to E. acus but anterior different from that of E. acus, chloroplasts small discoid in shape, pellicle spirally striated, a large rod-shaped paramylon body located beside spherical nucleus, x 400, x 640, Green-Park, Nishi-Urawa, Saitama Pref., Japan, June 2001 by Y. Tsukii
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