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

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Recent observations

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What

Terrestrial Planarians Family Geoplanidae

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dominic

Date

March 28, 2015

Description

I think this is a planarian. Any ideas? Was found in the soil of a lavender plant while we were planting it.

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Square

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pintail

Date

March 28, 2015

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Seosan

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Square

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twqueen

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March 25, 2015 09:54 AM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

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kram1993

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the past

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Phylum Platyhelminthes Phylum Platyhelminthes

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aliceh

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jen_1229

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mramoscorrea

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zieeso

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February 16, 2015 01:23 PM PST

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payandenise

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ychien1988

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the past

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Long beach (Google, OSM)

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Square

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tespinoza

Date

March 18, 2015

Description

phylum-Platythelminthes

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Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

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absoluteandy

Date

March 24, 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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