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Flatworms; Platyhelminthes

Posted by on Nov 27, 2011 in | Comments Off on Flatworms; Platyhelminthes

Visitors to Koh Phangan, snorkelling or diving for the first time will often confuse Flatworms with Nudibranchs. Flatworms are more primitive animals and have no rhinophores or external gills (although, of course, it’s never quite that simple…) Acanthozoon species A commonly encountered flatworm, comfortable when swimming as well as moving over the bottom. 12 Photos Genus Phrikoceros These flatworms seem to have a distinctive ridge on the back and a special shape of head. 9 Photos Genus Pseudobiceros We're not sure of the determining characteristics of these beasties -...

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