Two specimens found inside Corella tunicates.
Found on a calcareous tubeworm, 3 meters down, fouling on 1 inch plastic pipe.
On trunk at base of tree
One only found in large rotten log in wet, mixed broadleaf/podocarp forest.
Worm, aprox 2" to 3", with flat head crawling on sidewalk in the morning after a light rain. Seemed to have a sticky coating
Un animal parecido a una limbiz, negro, brillante se movia en todo momento pero lento.
Common Name: flatworm, Scientific Name: Pseudoceros sp., Event #: MOOCUBE_02, Specimen #: XMOO_3585, Location: UC Berkeley Gump Station, Moorea, French Polynesia
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...