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Euglenophyceae: Euglenales
Mastigophora: Euglenida

Euglena stellata
Mainx, 1926

Euglena stellata Species: Chloroplasts numerous, aggregated into an axial star-like group; trichocysts fusiform, staining violet or blue with kresylblue; cell broadly spindle-shaped (25-50 μm long, 8-14 μm wide) (Zakrys, 1986). Mucous body spindle-shaped (An illustrated guide to freshwater zooplankton in Japan, 2000).
Similar species -->> E. viridis; E. cantabrica;

Euglena sp. (stellata ??), cell body spindle shaped, 31-39 μm long, 12.5-17 μm wide, a nucleus located at posterior half, x 400, x 640, Uruguay, November 1999, photo by Yuuji Tsukii
scale 50 μm scale 100 μm scale 150 μm; x 400 : scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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Zakrys, B. (1986) Contribution to the monograph of Polish members of the genus Euglena Ehrenberg 1830, Nova Hedwigia, 42: 491-540.

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