Definition of Genus Euglena
1. Noun. Type genus of the family Euglenaceae: green algae with a single flagellum.
Group relationships: Euglenaceae, Family Euglenaceae
Member holonyms: Euglena
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Euglena
Literary usage of Genus Euglena
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1. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1831)
"The structure of this animal has a close affinity to the genus Euglena, ... I am acquainted with four distinct species of the genus Euglena : E. viridis, ..."
2. The Horticultural Register by Sir Joseph Paxton, Joseph Harrison (1835)
"The structure of this animal has a close affinity to the genus Euglena, (Cercaria viridis) that is furnished with an eye, which explains the circumstance ..."
3. An Introduction to Zoology by Robert William Hegner (1910)
"Elongate; one flagellum; red eye spot; green chromatophores. genus Euglena. Both ends contracted. Species viridis (green). ..."
4. A Manual of the Infusoria: Including a Description of All Known Flagellate by William Saville Kent (1880)
"As shown, however, by Claparede and Lachmann, and other recent observers, this proposed feature of distinction is, as in the genus Euglena, inconstant even ..."