Page 7 - at-winter-microscopy-pdf
P. 7

A simple way to concentrate
pond water containing Euglena
is to surround the container
with dark paper and leave a
small opening next to a bright
light, within hours all the
euglenoids, and often other
single-celled algae, will
congregate to that side of the

In short, Euglena behaves like
a plant and an animal: it
photosynthesizes, it moves, it
ingests food.

Fig. 9. Euglena
cv contractile vacuoles
pb paramylum body
nu nucleus
ey eye
gu gullet
pell pellicle
ch chloroplast
   2   3   4   5   6   7   8