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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

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

maggiewellins

Date

September 23, 2016 09:24 PM EDT

Description

Observed with group leader Rick Lathrop.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

bobcat88

Date

September 22, 2016 10:08 AM PDT

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What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

rcollin

Date

September 10, 2016 07:51 AM EDT

Description

terrestrial flatworm? or ribbon worm?

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Square

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

budak

Date

April 23, 2013 07:30 PM AWST

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Square

Observer

budak

Date

April 23, 2013 07:30 PM AWST

Description

Pseudoceros concinnus

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Square

What

Hammerhead Flatworm Bipalium kewense

Observer

bdebasitis

Date

March 13, 2015 01:08 PM PDT

Description

Brown striped flatworm.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mbowser

Date

September 21, 2016 11:44 AM AKDT

Description

From Threespine Stickleback
(Gasterosteus aculeatus).

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Square

What

Hammerhead Worms Subfamily Bipaliinae

Observer

bethrobertson

Date

September 21, 2016 03:05 PM CDT

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Square

Observer

budak

Date

September 20, 2016 11:39 PM SGT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hammerhead Flatworm Bipalium kewense

Observer

brm85

Date

September 20, 2016 05:07 PM EDT

Description

The rain really brings them out - this is my ninth one along my

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hammerhead Flatworm Bipalium kewense

Observer

brm85

Date

September 20, 2016 04:53 PM EDT

Description

Near precious 3 flatworms there was another 3cm one and this adorable 1cm individual

Photos / Sounds

What

Hammerhead Flatworm Bipalium kewense

Observer

brm85

Date

September 20, 2016 04:51 PM EDT

Description

3 individuals, each about 3 cm long, all close together on wall next to road

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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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