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Name of microscopic organism that photosynthesises and has phlagellum.

  1. Nov 26, 2003 #1
    I remember looking at this animal under a microscope in 7th grade, but I just cannot remember it's name. It had a phlagellum, moved around freely, would actively pursue food, was roughly the shape of a protist, and was green due to its chloroplast. So if anyone could tell me it's kingdom/phylum etc or anything about it, that'd be helpful.
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  3. Nov 26, 2003 #2
    I believe the little bugger you're referring to is a euglena.

    http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/StratfordLandingES/Ecology/mpages/euglena.htm [Broken]
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  5. Nov 26, 2003 #4
    thanks to both of you.
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