Euglena is commonly studied in biology classes because it has both plant (it has chloroplasts and so can photosynthesise) and animal (it moves and can eat) characteristics. Depending on conditions, photosynthesis or eating can predominate. It is a single celled creature (a PROTIST) with a large flagellum that lives in fresh water. It is generally elongate but can change its shape quite dramatically during so-called euglenoid movement. It swims using its flagellum and can orientate itself with respect to gravity and light. It is a common laboratory species.
Euglena Structure: Euglena has a spiralised outer pellicle visible in this graphic as a helical surface reflection. At the anterior of the organism, the surface invaginates forming a...
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I am an artist based in Canberra, the capital city of Australia. I started working as a science illustrator in 1981. I studied graphic design in the late 70s. Then I worked in traditional hospital based medical illustration. Pen and ink and water colour. Then came a long stint in university based medical video production...
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