Trachelomonas cylindracea (Playfair) T. G. Popova 1955

Division     Euglenophyta
Class     Euglenophyceae
Order     Euglenales
Family    Euglenaceae
Basionym     Trachelomonas volzii var. cylindracea Playfair 1915

    Lorica more or less cylindrical with parallel margins. Lorica measures 34-40 µm long and 15-19 µm broad. Lorica shows broad rounded posterior end; conical anterior end with the sides converging towards the front. Collar straight, robust and provided with a basal annular ring, collar measures 4-5.5 µm long and 3.5-4.5 µm. Lorica lightly yellow to brownish red in colour; membrane smooth.