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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. (L. ovum ?), cell body 52 μm long, 37 μm wide, L/W=1.4, x 640, Jizoh-bori at Sannoh Park, Saitama city, Saitama Pref., Japan, November 13, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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