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Pseudoceros ferrugineus Hyman 1959
Pseudobiceros ferrugineus

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Pseudoceros ferrugineus
© Copyright Marian K. Litvaitis, University of New Hampshire, 2005-2007 · 2
Pseudoceros ferrugineus

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Pseudoceros ferrugineus
© Copyright Marian K. Litvaitis, University of New Hampshire, 2005-2007 · 1
Pseudoceros ferrugineus
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Genus Pseudoceros
Species cf. ferrugineus
Authority Hyman, 1959
Family Pseudocerotidae
Order Polycladida
Location Philippines
© Copyright unknown swedish photographer
Comments This quite rare document demonstrates how polyclad flatworms are capable of swimming by rhythmic contractions of their body muscles. Throwing the sides of the body this creates undulating waves propelling the worm over ground.

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