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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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hartvillestuff

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August 18, 2016 07:34 AM ADT

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Australian Flatworm Australoplana sanguinea

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nzwide

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August 26, 2016 03:39 PM NZST

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Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

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clifechris

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August 25, 2016 11:15 AM PDT

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Land planarians Family Geoplanidae

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mpnavest

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August 24, 2016

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(8140) land planarian ,as is 8mm long Light brown underneath

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Land planarians Family Geoplanidae

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absoluteandy

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August 20, 2016 08:27 PM NZST

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Hammerhead Flatworm Bipalium kewense

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liliannawolf

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August 21, 2016 04:32 PM CDT

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Land planarians Family Geoplanidae

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mpnavest

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August 19, 2016

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(7994)flatworm

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Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

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dendzo

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April 10, 2016 02:22 PM CEST

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Taenia sp. in the intestine of female pheasant that I found dead on the road.

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lorri-gong

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May 20, 2015 08:51 AM PDT

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lorri-gong

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January 24, 2016 04:17 PM PST

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Planarians Order Tricladida

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cedric_lee

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August 17, 2016 05:10 PM PDT

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Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

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anudibranchmom

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August 18, 2016 04:59 AM PDT
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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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