Phil Bendle Collection:Flatworm (undescribed) 2

Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Eumetazoa
Superphylum: Platyzoa
Class: Turbellaria
Order: Tricladida
Family: Platyhelminthes
Genus: Turbellaria
Common name: Land planarians

Most are undescribed. To read about these flatworms visit: Phil Bendle Collection:Flatworm (Family Geoplanidae) Land planarians

Photo of an undescribed NZ native terrestrial flatworm found under a log in damp conditions. 100mm in length. Photographed in New Plymouth.

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Contracted to 40mm in length.

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