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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

deneb16

Date

April 21, 2015

Description

Debajo de una roca.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

deneb16

Date

April 21, 2015

Description

Debajo de una roca. En la foto de la planaria en posición ventral se ve la faringe.

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Square

Observer

deneb16

Date

April 21, 2015

Description

Debajo de una roca.

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Square

Observer

deneb16

Date

April 21, 2015

Description

Debajo de una roca.

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Square

Observer

deneb16

Date

April 21, 2015

Description

Debajo de una roca.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

April 11, 2015

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What

Terrestrial Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

April 11, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

ecoman

Date

November 22, 2014

Description

Brown flatworm with white mid stripe and turquoise flecks

Photos / Sounds

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What

Flatworm Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

ecoman

Date

January 25, 2015

Description

Flatworm - dark brown with cream-coloured edges

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hammerhead flatworm Bipalium kewense

Observer

lichenlady

Date

April 14, 2015

Description

Found under a log on woodland trail....about 1 1/2 inches long....they get much larger. This is a non-native predatory land flatworm.

Photos / Sounds

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Date

August 20, 2013

Description

I assume that these are NZ native flatworms? Found in our garden under a stack of wood.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

jenngribben

Date

April 9, 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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