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    • 편형동물문
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    • Flatworms
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    • Platyhelminthes
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    • Gusanos planos y parientes
  • Japanese
    • 平板動物門

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Recent observations

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Square

What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

mike68lusk

Date

December 6, 2016 01:21 AM NZDT

Description

In rough pasture, under log

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

qgroom

Date

December 6, 2016

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What

Hammerhead flatworm Bipalium kewense

Observer

ritirene

Date

December 4, 2016 07:28 PM AST

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ritirene

Date

December 4, 2016 07:16 PM AST

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Square

What

Polyclad Flatworms Order Polycladida

Observer

gniven

Date

November 15, 2016 03:03 PM PST

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What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

carloscarrera

Date

September 4, 2016 03:53 PM CDT

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What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

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damontighe

Date

December 2, 2016 12:43 PM PST

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eduardo34

Date

December 2, 2016 11:45 AM CST

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Square

Observer

tommyswift

Date

November 22, 2016 11:07 PM HKT

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Square

What

Hammerhead Worms Subfamily Bipaliinae

Observer

pintail

Date

March 23, 2014

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Square

Observer

amarzee

Date

November 25, 2016 09:05 PM JST

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Square

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claudiapogoreutz

Date

December 9, 2015 04:57 PM AST
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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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