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Flatworms

Observed: 20th February 2013 By: Eskling2Eskling2’s reputation in InvertebratesEskling2’s reputation in InvertebratesEskling2’s reputation in Invertebrates
Flatworms1
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Description:

Flatworms under a stone.
Sharing space with some earthworms (photo 2)!

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

nightfly's picture

I wonder is it triangulata or

I wonder is it triangulata or triangulatus? Triangulata as above seems to be more popular- it has a much larger carousel than the other which has 3. I am assuming it is one species and not 2 seperate ones.

Cathal.

Eskling2's picture

Probably should be triangulatus

iSpot gives 'triangulata' automatically yet, when I Google it, it seems 'triangulatus' is more commonly used. Maybe some confusion with the synonym 'Artioposthia triangulata'.

nightfly's picture

I copied triangulatus from

I copied triangulatus from another observation on iSpot, one of my own. I am not sure how I got my scientific name for that obs, it was either by googling flatworm or using get recommended. Probably the former after what you said above re get recommended.

Cathal.

Mydaea's picture

The current name is

The current name is Arthurdendyus triangulata with Artioposthia triangulata a valid synonym. -us is an error.