Mastigophora: Euglenida: Euglenina
(Dujardin) Klebs, 1883
Similar species --> > E. oxyuris;
Species: 70-120 μm long,
12-16 μm wide; elongate;
three-ridged, rounded anteriorly and drawn out posteriorly;
pellicle longitudinally striated; discoid chloroplasts numerous; two
rod-shaped paramylon (paramylum) bodies (Kudo, 1966).
90-100 μm long;
body twisted, with three longitudinal ridges (How to know the protozoa, 1979).
Euglena tripteris (Dujardin) Klebs 1883,
cell body 240 μm long, 18 μm wide, L/W=,
x 400, x 640, drainage water near water treatment center, Himi city, Toyama Pref., Japan, August 22, 2006, by Y. Tsukii
150 μm; x 400 :
94 μm; x 640
Cell body 255 μm long, 23 μm wide, L/W=, x 400, x 640
Images of collecting locality:
drainage water near water treatment center, Himi city, Toyama Pref., Japan, August 22, 2006, by Y. Tsukii
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