euglenoid


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euglenoid

(yo͞o-glē′noid)
n.
Any of various single-celled aquatic organisms of the phylum (or division) Euglenophyta, characterized by a grooved cell surface, a reddish eyespot, and undulating movement by means of flagella.
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The term phytoplankton encompasses a heterogenous set of microscopic eukaryotic lineages, resulting in a broad diversity of not related groups such as green algae, diatoms, dinoflagellates, and euglenoids, among others (Graham et al.
aeruginosa and phytoplankton: The dominant species of phytoplankton which were found in prawn and fish ponds were green algae, dinoflagellates and euglenoids, whereas cyanobacteria were found in lower amount in fish pond.
pellicle: A protein layer located just inside the plasma membrane in euglenoids.