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Euglenophyceae: Euglenales
Mastigophora: Euglenida

Euglena tripteris
(Dujardin) Klebs, 1883

Euglena tripteris 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).
Similar species --> > E. oxyuris; E. gigas

Euglena tripteris (Dujardin) Klebs 1883, cell body 80 μm long, 13 μm wide, chloroplasts disc-shaped, about 3-4 μm in diam., paramylon bodies rod-shaped, 16 μm long, 3 μm wide, x 400, x 640, Saitama Pref., Japan, May-June 1999, by Y. Tsukii
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Euglena Euglena Euglena

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