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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

kucycads

Date

April 1, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

flatworms/flukes in the mouth of an eastern hognose snake

Photos / Sounds

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 21, 2014 01:52 PM PDT

Description

Looking very flat. Like that its eyes stick up a bit.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 21, 2014 11:37 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

wendy5

Date

September 21, 2014

Description

Here is a 2" long Notocomplana spp. marine worm, found alongside a Kaburakia excelsa or Giant Flatworm under a rock at low tide. It was much thinner than the Giant Flatworm. I wonder what the two dots are that look so much like eyes at the front of its body?!

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

wendy5

Date

September 21, 2014

Description

This Kaburakia excelsa or Giant Flatworm was about 3" long, and featured a lovely leopard-like camouflage. I found it under a rock during the low tide.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Planarians Class Turbellaria

Observer

pinkpimpernel

Date

September 16, 2014 02:59 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sambiology

Date

September 14, 2014

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P9120059

Observer

davidr

Date

September 12, 2014 09:10 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

P9120054

Observer

davidr

Date

September 12, 2014 09:07 PM HST

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P9120005

Observer

davidr

Date

September 12, 2014 08:26 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 30, 2009 07:41 PM EST

Description

Night dive at site Challenger Bay, max depth 12.3m / 40ft.

Photos / Sounds

P9070031

What

Fuchsia Flatworm Pseudoceros ferrugineus

Observer

davidr

Date

September 7, 2014 09:45 AM 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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