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    • Flatworms
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    • Platyhelminthes
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    • Gusanos planos y parientes

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Recent observations

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Square

Observer

sea

Date

August 15, 2014 07:49 PM EDT

Description

After a good thunderstorm

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No photos or sounds

Observer

gogabioblitzdm

Date

March 28, 2014

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Notoplana acticola Notocomplana acticola

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 11, 2014 07:35 AM PDT

Description

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Square

What

Notoplana acticola Notocomplana acticola

Observer

dpom

Date

August 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

hammerhead flatworms Family Bipaliidae

Observer

mhairianne

Date

August 11, 2014

Place

Gifu, Gifu (Google, OSM)

Description

Aproximately 70mm (2 and 3/4 in) long. Spotted at midnight. Known in Japan as Kougaibiru.

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P8100066

What

Fuchsia Flatworm Pseudoceros ferrugineus

Observer

davidr

Date

August 10, 2014 11:01 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

wendy5

Date

August 10, 2014

Description

Here are two examples of 1.5" Kaburakia Excelsa or Giant Flatworms. In one photo, the worm is lying flat inside a clamshell, and in the other it's to the left of the chiton and the Plumose Anemone.

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Photos / Sounds

What

hammerhead worms Family Bipaliidae

Observer

rinahart169

Date

August 3, 2014 11:18 PM GST

Photos / Sounds

What

land planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

gviphangnga

Date

September 24, 2013

Photos / Sounds

P8020076

What

Fuchsia Flatworm Pseudoceros ferrugineus

Observer

davidr

Date

August 2, 2014 12:03 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

P8020071

Observer

davidr

Date

August 2, 2014 11:55 AM HST

Description

Tentative ID from John Hoover is family Euryleptidae.

http://www.hawaiisfishes.com/inverts/polyclad_flatworms/species/Euryleptid_A.htm

Photos / Sounds

P7241849

Observer

davidr

Date

July 24, 2013 03:02 PM HST
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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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