species: Unidentified flatworm 9 in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Unidentified flatworm 9

©Anne Hoggett: Unidentified flatworm 9 about 4 mm long found under a slab of intertidal beach rock at Eagle Island near Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Platyhelminthes
Class Rhabditophora
Order Polycladida
Species Unidentified flatworm 9



Distinguishing features

This could be Pseudoceros susanae (described by Newman and Anderson in 1997 from the Maldives) based on similarity to photo from Norfolk Island in Newman and Cannon (2003). However, there do not seem to be any records from Australia yet. It also resembles Pseudoceros galatheensis in Riyansky (2021) which is also not recorded from Australia.


  • Up to 0.4 cm (Length of photographed specimen)


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