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    • Platyhelminthes

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

P4123996

What

Divided flatworm Pseudoceros dimidiatus

Observer

davidr

Date

April 12, 2014 10:14 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

P7211328

Observer

davidr

Date

July 21, 2013 03:22 PM HST

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P3303905

What

Divided flatworm Pseudoceros dimidiatus

Observer

davidr

Date

March 30, 2014 09:59 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

tgosliner

Date

May 4, 2011 01:26 PM PDT

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Square

Observer

tgosliner

Date

May 1, 2011 12:00 PM PDT

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Square

Observer

tgosliner

Date

April 29, 2011 01:54 PM PDT

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No photos or sounds

Observer

kmarkello

Date

March 28, 2014

Description

none

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

chrissypio

Date

March 28, 2014 03:30 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

invertboy

Date

March 28, 2014 02:59 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

P7211306

Observer

davidr

Date

July 21, 2013 02:59 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

March 6, 2014 06:44 PM PST

Description

"The ground was wet with the dew this morning. There, I found a moving object." - Ken Yanagida

This appears to be a type of free living flatworm.

This observation and photo were made by Ken Yanagida and sent to nature@nhm.org.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Planarians Class Turbellaria

Observer

smvance70

Date

March 23, 2014
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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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