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Euglenophyceae: Euglenales
Mastigophora: Euglenida

Euglena mutabilis
F. Schmitz 1884

Euglena mutabilis Species: 70-170 μm long, 25-36 μm wide; cell body cylindrical; anterior rounded and posterior tapered; spiral striation; nucleus posterior; flagellum longer than body; stigma about 7 μm in diam., many fusiform chloroplasts aligned with the striae; numerous haematochrome granules; paramylum bodies ovoid (Kudo, 1966).

Euglena mutabilis Schmitz, cell body 125 μm long, 13 μm wide, L/W=9.6, x 640, Shirahata-Numa, Urawa, Saitama Pref., Japan, November 20, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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