Trachelomonas armata (Ehrenberg) F. Stein, 1878

Division     Euglenophyta
Class     Euglenophyceae
Order     Euglenales
Family    Euglenaceae
Basionym     Chaetotyphla armata Ehrenberg
SynonymPantotrichum armatu Ehrenberg

    Lorica elliptic to slightly ovoid with rounded ends, 28-37 µm long , 23-28 µm broad; spines 1-9 µm in long. Lorica with slightly depressed collar or pore; membrane deep yellowish brown with smooth or with fine dense punctae; plastids discoid, numerous, and without pyrenoid.