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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

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Date

April 22, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Date

April 22, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

cedric_lee

Date

April 28, 2016

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Square

What

Pink Flatworm Prostheceraeus roseus

Observer

jpsilva

Date

January 31, 2012 04:07 PM WET

Place

Portugal (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pink Flatworm Prostheceraeus roseus

Observer

jpsilva

Date

January 25, 2012 12:50 PM WET

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Square

What

Pink Flatworm Prostheceraeus roseus

Observer

jpsilva

Date

December 28, 2011 01:31 PM WET

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Square

What

Pink Flatworm Prostheceraeus roseus

Observer

jpsilva

Date

December 28, 2011 12:48 PM WET

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Square

What

Pink Flatworm Prostheceraeus roseus

Observer

jpsilva

Date

December 21, 2011 11:49 AM WET

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What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

onildo_marini

Date

April 25, 2016 08:06 AM BRT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

bionayelli26

Date

April 24, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pink Flatworm Prostheceraeus roseus

Observer

jpsilva

Date

July 11, 2010 03:51 PM WEST
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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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