species: Unidentified flatworm 32 in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Unidentified flatworm 32


©Barbara Banks: Unidentified flatworm 32 about 5 cm long at Clam Garden, Lizard Island.

©Barbara Banks: Unidentified flatworm 32 about 5 cm long at Clam Garden, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Platyhelminthes
Class Rhabditophora
Order Polycladida
Species Unidentified flatworm 32

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Distinguishing features

This appears to be the species noted by Newman and Cannon (1998) as Pseudoceros sp 2 from Heron Island.

Size

  • Up to 5 cm (Lizard Island specimen)

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Distribution

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References

References that assist with identification

  • Newman and L.R.G. Cannon, L.J. (1998). Pseudoceros (Platyhelminthes: Polycladia) from the Indo-Pacific with twelve new species from Australia and Papua New Guinea. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 46(2): 293-323. LIRS catalog number LIRS 699.