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    • Flatworms
  • Scientific Names
    • Platyhelminthes
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    • Gusanos planos y parientes

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Recent observations

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Square

What

Hammerhead Worms Family Bipaliidae

Observer

artemis224

Date

June 30, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

October 13, 2010

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, Western Springs Park.

Habitat: Common in a small pond at night (9 p.m.)

Identification: Mesostoma ehrenbergii (Focke, 1836).

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

July 3, 2015

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, suburb of Saint Johns, University of Auckland Tamaki Campus (East).

Habitat: Two worms together on the ground under a piece of concrete in a weedy gravel wasteland area.

Identification: Australoplana sanguinea (Moseley, 1877).

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 1, 2015

Description

I think this may be a Notocomplana spp. (Intertidal Flatworm). It was about 2"long and discovered on a rock during the minus tide.

Photos / Sounds

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

June 22, 2015

Description

Out on a wet night on a log.

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damontighe

Date

June 20, 2015 05:12 PM PDT

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damontighe

Date

June 20, 2015 12:52 PM PDT

Description

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Observer

alfredoeloisa

Date

June 19, 2015

Place

ZUMPANGO (Google, OSM)

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Observer

alfredoeloisa

Date

June 19, 2015

Place

zumpango (Google, OSM)

Description

Dolichoplana?

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kestrel

Date

June 19, 2015 09:05 AM PDT

Description

Some sort of polyclad flatworm with tentacles?

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Observer

artemis224

Date

June 17, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

June 2, 2015 11:25 AM NZST

Description

Found under a rock.

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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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