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    • Flatworms
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    • Platyhelminthes
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    • Gusanos planos y parientes

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Recent observations

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Pb020320

Observer

davidr

Date

November 2, 2014 10:35 AM AEST

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Square

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

marisa_a

Date

September 21, 2014 01:31 PM PDT

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What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

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briangratwicke

Date

November 20, 2014 02:03 PM EST

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15832507779_dc0a9de2db_s

Observer

sudachi

Date

September 7, 2014 06:08 PM JST

Description

Polycladida
ヒラムシ

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Square

Observer

mcduck

Date

May 15, 1972

Description

Found in rocky intertidal. 25mm length. Photo scanned from 35mm slide.

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Square

Observer

mcduck

Date

June 5, 1973

Description

Found in rocky intertidal. 32mm length. Photo scanned from 35mm slide.

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Square

Observer

mcduck

Date

January 23, 1985

Description

Found on pier piling. Photo scanned from 35mm slide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

August 28, 1984

Description

Found by John Pearse.

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Square

Observer

mcduck

Date

May 26, 1990

Description

Found in rocky intertidal. I've been finding specimens of this species in the rocky intertidal of central California since 1968. As far as I know it is still undescribed. Photo scanned from 35mm slide.

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Square

Observer

mcduck

Date

April 16, 1968

Description

Found in rocky intertidal. I've been finding specimens of this species in the rocky intertidal of central California since 1968. As far as I know it is still undescribed. Photo scanned from 35mm slide. At this time I was still an undergraduate and didn't own an SLR, so the photo was taken by Richard Roller who was my mentor in all things nudibranch.

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Square

Observer

mcduck

Date

May 26, 1982

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.
Photo scanned from 35mm slide. I've been finding specimens of this species in the rocky intertidal of central California since 1968. As far as I know it is still undescribed.

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Square

Observer

mcduck

Date

June 5, 2008

Description

Found in rocky intertidal. 15mm length. I've been finding specimens of this species in the rocky intertidal of central California since 1968. As far as I know it is still undescribed.

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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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