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Euglena

Scientific Name: Euglena spp.
 
Distinguishing Characteristics:
Unicellular organism that has characteristics of both plant and animal.
•One form of life cycle has a flagella and is motile; the encysted, non-motile form is what is usually found on the surface of ponds.
Forms a rusty brown or green skim on surface depending on sunlight absorption.
Often found in ponds that recieve nutrients from organic wastes.

Euglena_spp. taken by Graves Lovell

Euglena_spp. taken by Graves Lovell

Euglena_spp. taken by Graves Lovell

Euglena_spp. taken by Graves Lovell

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