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Jakoba (yak-obe-a) one of the excavate flagellates, so called because of the ventral groove or gutter in which the recurrent flagellum lies. One anterior flagellum is held in front of the cell like a crook (shepherd+s not criminal). Originally from marine sites. Phase contrast micrograph.

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David Patterson, Linda Amaral Zettler, Mike Peglar and Tom Nerad
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