Asked in Protozoa
What is a species of euglena?
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Species and genus name of euglena?
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How many species of Euglena are known by scientists?
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What are the characteristics of euglena pisciformis?
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Is euglena a disease?
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What is the classification of an Euglena Gracilis within the Kingdom Protista?
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How many Euglena's will fit end to end in one millimeter?
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What is a enylena Please I need an answer for my exam on cells?
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What unicellular organism has plant and animal characters?
Euglena A unicellular organism, also known as a single-celled organism, is an organism that consists of only one cell. Euglena are single-celled organisms which have the features of both a plant and an animal. Euglena is a very unusual organism, as it photosynthesizes yet it can also move about. Species of Euglena are found in fresh and salt waters. Euglena contains 59 nutrients, and it provides nearly all the nutrients needed to sustain human life.
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Are euglena free living or parasitic?
Euglena _ both plant and animal like characteristics A few species of euglena are parasites, or creatures which live on or in the bodies of other creatures. The euglena may be found in either moving water, such as streams or rivers, or in still, stagnant, ponds covered with algae. The presence of many euglena in a small area may cause a green film along the surface of the water. Some species of euglena also feed on bacteria, algae, and smaller protists. But these are the some species of Euglena which are parasitic in nature otherwise the euglena has a large nucleus and many chloroplasts which help it survive. The euglena's nucleus serves much the same purpose as a person's brain. It is the control center of the euglena's body. The eulena's chloroplasts help provide this creature with energy it needs to survive. They also give the euglena color. Chloroplasts, which are green and also found in plants, serve to convert the light energy into food for the euglena. They do this through process known as photosynthesis. The euglena is one of the most common protists. It can be found worldwide in fresh water areas.It is a group of microscopic, one-celled organisms with about 150 species.Euglenas have spindle-shaped bodies, and range in size from 1/1000 to 1/100 of an inch 0.025 to 0.254 milligrams.