The euglenophyte Euglena spirogyra. Note the flagellum, the red eyespot, the contractile vacuole just right of the eyespot, the small green chloroplasts, two large paramylon bodies (starch storage), and the nucleus between them.

This attractive species is covered with rows of small knobs. View another example of this species.

Part of the Collection of the Protist Department of the Micropolitan Museum © Wim van Egmond