Trachelomonas hispida (Perty) F. Stein, 1878

Division     Euglenophyta
Class     Euglenophyceae
Order     Euglenales
Family    Euglenaceae
Basionym     Chonemonas hispida Perty
SynonymChonemonas schrankii var. hispida (Perty) Perty

    Lorica ellipsoid to slightly obovate with rounded ends and densely covered with conical spines occasionally irregular or widely distributed. Lorica 24–30 µm long and 18–23 µm broad. Apical pore with or without annular thickening and depressed collar; membrane yellowish to reddish brown with finely punctate or occasionally smooth.