Adult specimen measuring about 40mm long and 10mm wide. Body dark brown on the dorsal side, with a yellow stripe running in the middle, from the anterior to the posterior. The edges of the body are light-coloured. The ventral side is pale brown. The head is snout-like, with two black eyes.
Collected from a private garden in the evening after heavy rain fall.
Saw 2. 2nd one has a rip in one end.
5". Probably adult specimen. Was intensely raining. Was heading towards the mossy ground.
(6167) planarian no id
(1467) Planarian terrestrial flatworm no id ,but which one
(1134c)Flatworm ,but which one ?
Found under a rock in the intertidal zone. Seems to be stuck to the rock. I think it is a polyclad flatworm from other obs I have seen here :)
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...