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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

pintail

Date

August 14, 2014

Description

Kongju

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

March 1, 2014 12:00 PM HST

Description

Common Name: flatworm, Scientific Name: Pseudoceros sp., Event #: MOOCUBE_02, Specimen #: XMOO_3585, Location: UC Berkeley Gump Station, Moorea, French Polynesia

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anmar2015

Date

January 26, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Planarians Class Turbellaria

Observer

mike68lusk

Date

January 25, 2015

Description

under log

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

mike68lusk

Date

January 24, 2015

Description

under log

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anmar2015

Date

January 4, 2015

Description

Photos / Sounds

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 20, 2015 04:38 PM PST

Description

About 1" long stretched out, found on underside of cobble. Reared up! Almost 2/3 of its body in the air, for those wondering this important measurement.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

January 3, 2015

Description

A common flatworm found under logs and rocks around here. Perhaps Arthurdendyus?
http://soilbugs.massey.ac.nz/gallery/flatworms.html

Photos / Sounds

What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

January 3, 2015

Description

A common flatworm found under logs and rocks here. Perhaps Australopacifica?
http://soilbugs.massey.ac.nz/gallery/flatworms.html

Photos / Sounds

What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

January 3, 2015

Description

Found under some firewood.

Photos / Sounds

16113292849_f6975a0d59_s

What

Hammerhead Worms Family Bipaliidae

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 15, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Land Planarians Family Geoplanidae

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 13, 2014 10:55 AM NZDT

Description

Bright yellow unstriped planarian would be Fletchamia sugdeni in Australia; don't know about in NZ.

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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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