Genus: Cigar- or foot-shaped; a single macronucleus and 1 to several vesicular or compact microuclei
Species: 100-150 μm long, 50-60 μm wide; foot-shaped; green with symbiontic Chlorella; a compact micronucleus; a macronucleus; two contractile vacuoles (Kudo, 1966). Ovoid, anterior transversely truncated, posterior rounded; 80-150 μm long; oral groove wide; cytoplasm filled with green zoochlorellae; two contractile vacuoles; a single ovoid macronucleus and a micronucleus; caudal cilia present (Carey, 1992).
A ruptured cell and its endosymbiotic chlorella, by Y. Tsukii
isolated endosymbionts, Chlorella sp.