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    • 편형동물문
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    • Flatworms
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    • Platyhelminthes
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    • Gusanos planos y parientes
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    • 平板動物門

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Recent observations

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Observer

chiefredearth

Date

July 29, 2016 06:09 AM IDT

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What

Hammerhead Flatworm Bipalium kewense

Observer

chris115

Date

July 20, 2016 07:30 AM EDT

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Observer

pintail

Date

July 27, 2016 05:31 PM JST

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Observer

cedric_lee

Date

July 16, 2016 05:31 PM PDT

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What

Polyclad Flatworms Order Polycladida

Observer

jaykeller

Date

July 23, 2016 08:17 AM PDT

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What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

rhondah

Date

July 24, 2016 12:58 PM NZST

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What

Moseley's Flatworm Prostheceraeus moseleyi

Observer

whodden

Date

July 9, 2016

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What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

mpnavest

Date

July 22, 2016

Description

(7250) Terrestrial flatworm ,land planarians found this one sneaking up a nikau palm leaf

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What

Giant Flatworm Kaburakia excelsa

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

July 22, 2016 06:56 AM PDT

Description

About 4" long, pretty awesome.

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What

Hammerhead Flatworm Bipalium kewense

Observer

noepacheco

Date

September 12, 2010 04:46 AM CDT

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Square

Date

July 9, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hammerhead Flatworm Bipalium kewense

Observer

rcarroll

Date

July 21, 2016 03:10 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The flatworms, known in scientific literature as Platyhelminthes or Plathelminthes (from the Greek πλατύ, platy, meaning "flat" and ἕλμινς (root: ἑλμινθ-), helminth-, meaning worm) are a phylum of relatively simple bilaterian, unsegmented, soft-bodied invertebrate animals. Unlike other bilaterians, they have no body cavity, and no specialized circulatory and respiratory organs, which restricts them to having flattened shapes that allow oxygen and nutrients to pass through their bodies by diffusion. The digestive cavity has only one opening...

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