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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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Observer

steve_kerr

Date

October 17, 2014

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What

Hammerhead Flatworm Bipalium kewense

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

October 14, 2014

Description

Found in the garden next to the north science building underneath log rounds of a Monterey pine.

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What

Gusanos planos y parientes Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

fereyesc16

Date

October 8, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Medida: 6 cm aproximadamente

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What

land planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

October 10, 2014

Description

Turbellaria: Geoplanidae: Newzelandia sp.

I have seen this distinctive red flatworm a total of five times now, always within one small area of Woodhaugh Gardens.

Photos / Sounds

What

land planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

thehowlingfantod

Date

September 28, 2014

Description

Between 15 and 60 mm long. Found under a flower-pot.

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What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

epitree

Date

September 25, 2014

Description

75mm

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No photos or sounds

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

springstonschool

Date

May 6, 2014 11:34 AM NZST

Description

We think it's a flatworm because it doesn't have segments,it's flat and smooth but it is a bright pinky orange

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What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

epitree

Date

August 22, 2014

Description

50mm

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What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

epitree

Date

August 22, 2014

Description

30mm

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No photos or sounds

What

Flatworm. Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

rotokare

Date

August 18, 2014 11:24 AM NZST

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No photos or sounds

What

Flatworm. Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

rotokare

Date

August 18, 2014 11:24 AM NZST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Flatworm. Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

rotokare

Date

August 18, 2014 11:24 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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