Classification
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  • Japanese
    • 平板動物門
  • English
    • Flatworms
  • Scientific Names
    • Platyhelminthes
  • Spanish
    • Gusanos planos y parientes

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Recent observations

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What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Date

June 19, 2015 10:35 AM MYT

Description

Land planarian (alas, not the halfmoon-head kind). Finding flatworms is so exciting for me.

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Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

White Flatworm Pseudoceros luteus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 25, 2015 10:07 AM PDT

Description

About 1.5" long.

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P8230250

What

Fuchsia Flatworm Pseudoceros ferrugineus

Observer

davidr

Date

August 23, 2015 01:00 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

kylec

Date

August 23, 2015 01:34 PM PDT

Description

Found during the Crystal Springs Stream survey.

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Square

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

shawnjames

Date

August 23, 2015 12:31 PM PDT

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P8220192

What

Fuchsia Flatworm Pseudoceros ferrugineus

Observer

davidr

Date

August 22, 2015 01:17 AM HST

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Square

What

Planarians Class Turbellaria

Observer

danieldorantes7

Date

May 22, 2013

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

anna5

Date

August 17, 2015

Description

Bright orange, about 2 cm long.

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Observer

dwilson

Date

August 16, 2015

Description

Flatworm found in gravel and silt under a rock in intertidal zone. Photographed from above and below (parallel lines on bottom of container 3mm apart).

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Date

August 18, 2015 10:33 AM 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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