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Euglenophyceae: Euglenales

Lepocinclis sp.
Perty 1849 (Mizuno & Takahashi eds. 2000)
Perty 1852 (John et al. eds. 2002)

Lepocinclis Genus: Body more or less ovo-cylindrical; rigid with spirally striated pellicle; often with a short posterior spinous projection; stigma sometimes present; discoidal chromatophores (chloroplasts) numerous and marginal; paramylum bodies usually large and ring-shaped, laterally disposed; without pyrenoids; fresh water (Kudo, 1966).

Lepocinclis sp. ?, cell body 18 μm long, 12 μm wide, x 640, wetland, near Town Hall, Shobu town, Saitama Pref., Japan, June 27, 2004 by Y. Tsukii
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Lepocinclis Lepocinclis

C. moewusii Gerloff: 9-16 μm long, 5-8 μm wide; ellipsoidal to subcylindrical; chloroplast urn-shaped; pyrenoid laterial; stigma present (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

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