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Euglenophyceae: Heteronematales: Astasiidae

Urceolus sabulosus

Urceolus sabulosus Genus: Body colorless; plastic; flask-shaped; striated; a funnel-like neck; posterior region stout; a single flagellum protruded from funnel and reaches inward the posterior third of body (Kudo, 1966).
Species: Spindle-form; covered with minute sand-grains; about 58 μm long; fresh water (Kudo, 1966). 50-60 μm long, with attached sand grains (How to know the protozoa, 1979).

Urceolus sabulosus, cell body 25 μm long, 15 μm wide, anterior flagellum 50 μm long, x 400, x 640, Mashiko City, Tochigi-Pref., Japan, November 1999, collected by H. Shiomizu, photo by Y. Tsukii
scale 50 μm scale 100 μm scale 150 μm; x 400 : scale 31 μm scale 63 μm scale 94 μm; x 640
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