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    • Flatworms
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    • Platyhelminthes
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    • Gusanos planos y parientes

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

tommyswift

Date

October 4, 2014 09:48 PM HKT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

joepb

Date

November 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

kueda

Date

November 10, 2014 04:33 PM AEDT

Description

Beautiful, swimming flatworm.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

tony_wills

Date

March 9, 2014 10:53 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

cedric_lee

Date

November 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Gusanos planos y parientes Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

alfredoeloisa

Date

November 17, 2014

Description

Gusano NO segmentado,

Photos / Sounds

15789138206_e13e6924fa_s

What

Blue Garden Flatworm Caenoplana coerulea

Observer

xbejard

Date

November 15, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

nzwide

Date

November 9, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Pb010130

What

Fuchsia Flatworm Pseudoceros ferrugineus

Observer

davidr

Date

November 1, 2014 05:09 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hammerhead Flatworm Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

cab0_

Date

November 8, 2014

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

mildred_adriana

Date

November 7, 2014 07:16 PM AST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

erictorres

Date

November 4, 2014
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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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