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Present in New Zealand (View details)

Classification
Within NatureWatch NZ

All Names

  • Korean
    • 편형동물문
  • English
    • Flatworms
  • Scientific Names
    • Platyhelminthes
  • Spanish
    • Gusanos planos y parientes
  • Japanese
    • 平板動物門

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hammerhead Flatworm Bipalium kewense

Observer

sambiology

Date

January 9, 2017

Description

Headed down to the Lower Rio Grande Valley for a staff meeting with the other urban wildlife biologists.

Explored Bravo Park in Zapata for a little bit too.

Photos / Sounds

What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

j-southworth

Date

January 13, 2017 12:24 PM PST

Description

From a plankton tow this morning at 9:50.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

richardling

Date

April 11, 2009 12:39 PM AEST

Description

A flatworm (Maritigrella fuscopunctata)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fuchsia Flatworm Pseudobiceros ferrugineus

Observer

richardling

Date

August 12, 2005 08:13 AM AEST

Description

A flatworm, possibly Pseudoceros ferrugineus

Photos / Sounds

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What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

joe_cutler

Date

January 9, 2017 03:42 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anne_mango

Date

January 9, 2017 02:32 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pink Flatworm Prostheceraeus roseus

Observer

whodden

Date

January 2, 2017

Photos / Sounds

What

Hammerhead Flatworm Bipalium kewense

Observer

michaelvoeltz

Date

January 5, 2017 03:08 PM PST

Description

Found under block of wood on soil.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Date

December 25, 2016

Photos / Sounds

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What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

marisa_a

Date

December 28, 2016 12:53 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

budak

Date

January 2, 2017 11:01 PM SGT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

tommyswift

Date

December 24, 2016 10:18 PM HKT
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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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