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Description of Distigma

Euglenid, colourless, osmotrophic, elongated, unflattened cells, with pronounced euglenoid movement; 2 emergent flagella, one shorter directed laterally during swimming with a cilium-like beat, the longer directed anteriorly; no eyespot or flagellar swelling; cysts known; freshwater; type species: Distigma proteus Ehrenberg.


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