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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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Recent observations

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Observer

tfkhang

Date

January 17, 2016

Description

Adult specimen measuring about 40mm long and 10mm wide. Body dark brown on the dorsal side, with a yellow stripe running in the middle, from the anterior to the posterior. The edges of the body are light-coloured. The ventral side is pale brown. The head is snout-like, with two black eyes.

Collected from a private garden in the evening after heavy rain fall.

Photos / Sounds

What

Fuchsia Flatworm Pseudoceros ferrugineus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

May 28, 2016 04:23 PM ADT

Description

Saw 2. 2nd one has a rip in one end.

Photos / Sounds

What

Hammerhead Flatworm Bipalium kewense

Observer

cactiguy

Date

May 27, 2016 06:13 PM CDT

Description

5". Probably adult specimen. Was intensely raining. Was heading towards the mossy ground.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

mpnavest

Date

May 22, 2016

Description

(6167) planarian no id

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Photos / Sounds

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What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

pdecino

Date

May 26, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Striped Polyclad Worm Eurylepta californica

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

May 25, 2016 08:34 AM MST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

mpnavest

Date

October 12, 2015

Description

(1467) Planarian terrestrial flatworm no id ,but which one

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Photos / Sounds

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What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

mpnavest

Date

January 21, 2015

Description

(1134c)Flatworm ,but which one ?

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hammerhead Flatworm Bipalium kewense

Observer

alorenz

Date

May 24, 2016 10:13 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Polyclad Flatworms Order Polycladida

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

May 23, 2016

Description

Found under a rock in the intertidal zone. Seems to be stuck to the rock. I think it is a polyclad flatworm from other obs I have seen here :)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

sidesplotch

Date

May 22, 2016 05:17 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

maractwin

Date

May 5, 2016 05:59 PM ADT
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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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