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Morphostasis in a novel eukaryote illuminates the evolutionary transition from phagotrophy to phototrophy: description of Rapaza viridis n. gen. et sp. (Euglenozoa, Euglenida)

Aika Yamaguchi, Naoji Yubuki and Brian S Leander*

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The Department of Botany and Zoology, Beaty Biodiversity Research Center and Museum, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Blvd., Vancouver, British ColumbiaV6T 1Z4, Canada

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012, 12:29  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-29

Published: 8 March 2012

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A movie showing euglenoid movement and flagellar motility in Rapaza viridis n. gen. et sp.

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Additional file 2:

A movie showing Rapaza viridis n. gen. et sp. engulfing a cell of Tetraselmis sp. (1.7 MB MOV). This movie is three times faster than actual speed.

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