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    • Flatworms
  • Scientific Names
    • Platyhelminthes
  • Spanish
    • Gusanos planos y parientes

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Recent observations

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Square

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

February 5, 2009

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Square

Observer

rebeccafay

Date

October 22, 2011 11:21 AM PDT

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What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

angelasimpson

Date

May 15, 2015

Description

patterned flatworm found on a moist living tree trunk. About 10cm long

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kestrel

Date

May 24, 2015 11:29 AM PDT

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Square

Observer

elbowingpenalty

Date

May 23, 2015

Place

Fort Rodd (Google, OSM)

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Square

Observer

juancruzado

Date

May 19, 2015

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Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

May 20, 2015 07:58 AM PDT

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Square

What

Notoplana acticola Notocomplana acticola

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

May 20, 2015 07:59 AM PDT

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What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

wbnz

Date

May 21, 2015

Description

Under plywood rat trap

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Square

What

Notoplana acticola Notocomplana acticola

Observer

dpom

Date

May 20, 2015 06:20 AM PDT

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Observer

dpom

Date

May 20, 2015 06:20 AM PDT

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Square

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

jwhite

Date

May 18, 2015 11:24 AM NZST

Description

The address is 2/134 Rata Street, Naenae, Lower Hutt

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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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