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

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Recent observations

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What

Fuchsia Flatworm Pseudoceros ferrugineus

Observer

davidr

Date

June 26, 2016 01:40 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Divided Flatworm Pseudoceros dimidiatus

Observer

davidr

Date

June 25, 2016 04:54 AM HST

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Square

What

Fuchsia Flatworm Pseudoceros ferrugineus

Observer

davidr

Date

June 25, 2016 02:23 AM HST

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Square

What

Hammerhead Flatworm Bipalium kewense

Observer

jonwbecker

Date

May 31, 2016

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Observer

yetikat

Date

June 18, 2016

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Square

What

Planarians Order Tricladida

Observer

sagamoreoh

Date

June 22, 2016 12:22 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

abundant

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

California Flatworm Stylochus californicus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

June 22, 2016 06:14 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hammerhead Flatworm Bipalium kewense

Observer

abo-nz

Date

June 22, 2016

Place

Rodney, NZ (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Polyclad Flatworms Order Polycladida

Observer

rongoa

Date

June 5, 2016 12:45 PM NZST

Description

Is this a worm or cling-fish I found under rocks in the shallow sub-tidal at Henderson Bay

Photos / Sounds

What

California Flatworm Stylochus californicus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

June 19, 2016 01:55 PM MST

Description

Two, both about 1.5" long. I'm curious about the bumps/tubercles on their backs, and flatworm anatomy in general...is that the pharynx in the photo showing the underside?

Photos / Sounds

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

June 19, 2016 02:11 PM MST

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No photos or sounds

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

glentunnelschool

Date

June 20, 2016 01:45 PM NZST
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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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