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

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Recent observations

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Observer

sambiology

Date

September 14, 2014

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P9120059

Observer

davidr

Date

September 12, 2014 09:10 PM HST

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P9120054

Observer

davidr

Date

September 12, 2014 09:07 PM HST

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P9120005

Observer

davidr

Date

September 12, 2014 08:26 PM HST

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Square

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 30, 2009 07:41 PM EST

Description

Night dive at site Challenger Bay, max depth 12.3m / 40ft.

Photos / Sounds

P9070031

What

Fuchsia Flatworm Pseudoceros ferrugineus

Observer

davidr

Date

September 7, 2014 09:45 AM HST

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P9060076

What

Tiger flatworm Pseudoceros dimidiatus

Observer

davidr

Date

September 6, 2014 12:28 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

alfredoeloisa

Date

August 31, 2014

Description

Video
https://www.flickr.com/photos/127539225@N05/15153496802/

Phylum Platyhelminthes
Clase Turbellaria
Los gusanos planos son en gran parte carnívoros acuáticos o parásitos, aunque algunos son terrestres o herbívoros. El tracto digestivo es a veces ramificado, pero característicamente tiene una sola abertura principal. La mayoría de las formas móviles tienen cilios aunque también pueden arrastrarse o incluso nadar usando las contracciones musculares.

Dalyellidae:
Tiene una boca anterior con una faringe en forma de barril. El cuerpo tiende a ser de color marrón o verde, con dos manchas oculares y una cola cónica.

Photos / Sounds

P8310029

What

tiger flatworm Pseudoceros dimidiatus

Observer

davidr

Date

August 31, 2014 09:06 AM HST

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Square

Observer

sea

Date

August 15, 2014 07:49 PM EDT

Description

After a good thunderstorm

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No photos or sounds

Observer

gogabioblitzdm

Date

March 28, 2014

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Notoplana acticola Notocomplana acticola

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 11, 2014 07:35 AM PDT

Description

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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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