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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

February 27, 2015 11:09 AM AKST

Description

Two specimens found inside Corella tunicates.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

February 27, 2015 10:59 AM AKST

Description

Found on a calcareous tubeworm, 3 meters down, fouling on 1 inch plastic pipe.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

marisa_a

Date

January 2, 2015 03:55 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

marisa_a

Date

December 31, 2014 03:19 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

yforbes

Date

February 16, 2015

Description

On trunk at base of tree

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Planarians Class Turbellaria

Observer

johnsteel

Date

February 12, 2015

Description

One only found in large rotten log in wet, mixed broadleaf/podocarp forest.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hammerhead Flatworm Bipalium kewense

Observer

jameswbeck

Date

November 16, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Observer

cbauer

Date

October 10, 2014

Description

Worm, aprox 2" to 3", with flat head crawling on sidewalk in the morning after a light rain. Seemed to have a sticky coating

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

eldymarie

Date

January 23, 2015

Description

Un animal parecido a una limbiz, negro, brillante se movia en todo momento pero lento.

Photos / Sounds

What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

pintail

Date

August 14, 2014

Description

Kongju

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

March 1, 2014 12:00 PM HST

Description

Common Name: flatworm, Scientific Name: Pseudoceros sp., Event #: MOOCUBE_02, Specimen #: XMOO_3585, Location: UC Berkeley Gump Station, Moorea, French Polynesia

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anmar2015

Date

January 26, 2015
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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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