Sighting

Matthew Connors 12 Jan 2019

Marine flatworm - Notoplana australis

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Sighted 21 Jul 2017

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Identifications

  • Matthew Connors 12 January 2019
    Polycladida
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Platyhelminthes: Rhabditophora: Polycladida
    Matthew Connors says

    Suborder Acotylea - very distinct eyes on this one!

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Notes

  • Dr Leigh Winsor 4 February 2019
    Tagged With notoplana australis
    Dr Leigh Winsor says

    The photo is of a typical specimen of Notoplana australis (Leptoplanidae) with clusters of eyes on the nuchal tentacles. Known from SE Australia.

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  • Matthew Connors 4 February 2019
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    Matthew Connors says

    Thanks Dr Leigh, I figured it would be something well-known given the location

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