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Flatworm (undescribed 1)

Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Eumetazoa
Superphylum: Platyzoa
Class: Turbellaria
Order: Tricladida
Family: Platyhelminthes
Genus Newzealandia

Most are undescribed. To read about these flatworms visit: http://www.terrain.net.nz/friends-of-te-henui-group/local-snails-slugs-worms/flatworms-family-geoplanidae-land-planarians.html

Undescribed NZ native terrestrial flatworm in the Genus Newzealandia.

Its body is contracted.  Photographed New Plymouth.



 
 
flatworm with body extended
 
Undescribed NZ native terrestrial flatworm egg cocoon  found Te Henui Walkway
  


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