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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 stellata ?, cell body 47 μm long, 16 μm wide, x 640, Sendabori, Matsudo city, Chiba Pref., Japan, January 2002 by Y. Tsukii
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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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