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Euglena and Character evolution in heterotrophic euglenids

@inproceedings{Leander2001EuglenaAC,
  title={Euglena and Character evolution in heterotrophic euglenids},
  author={Brian S. Leander and Richard E. Triemer and Mark A. Farmer},
  year={2001}
}
The Euglenida consists mostly of free-living flagellates with very diverse modes of nutrition. A number of heterotrophic euglenids (e.g., Petalomonas and Ploeotia) are limited to bacteriotrophy (Fig. 1a–c) while others (e.g., Dinema and Peranema) are capable of ingesting eukaryotic prey (Fig. 1f). We use the label “eukaryotroph” to distinguish the latter taxa from the bacteriotrophs (Triemer and Farmer 1991a; Leander and Farmer 2001b). Nonetheless, the most obvious euglenids in field samples… 
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