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Euglenophyceae: Euglenales
Mastigophora: Euglenida

Euglena schmitzii
Gojdics, 1953
= Euglena geniculata Dujardin, 1841

Euglena schmitzii Species: Cell body elongated spindle-shaped or cylindrical, posterior end pointed, 63-92 μm long, 12-18 μm wide; euglenoid movement rare; chloroplasts ribbon-shaped, radiated from two paramylon centers; flagellum about 1/3 to 1/2 of the body length; nucleus ellipsoidal, 10-12 μm long, 7-8 μm wide, located between the two paramylon centers; stigma 4-5 μm long; mucous body granular in shape (An illustrated guide to freshwater zooplankton in Japan, 2000).
Similar species -- > > E. chadefaudii;

Euglena schmitzii (or E. chadefaudii ?), cell body 70 μm long, 20 μm wide, L/W=3.5, x 640, Futayo-no-ike (pond) near Haguro mountain, Haguro town, Yamagata Pref., Japan, July 10, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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