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Planocera gilchristi Gilchrist's flatworm, Spotted flatworm


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lexID:
10657 
AphiaID:
483666 
Scientific:
Planocera gilchristi 
German:
Gilchrist's Strudelwurm , Gefleckter Strudelwurm 
English:
Gilchrist's Flatworm, Spotted Flatworm 
Category:
Flatworms 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Platyhelminthes (Phylum) > Rhabditophora (Class) > Polycladida (Order) > Planoceridae (Family) > Planocera (Genus) > gilchristi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Jacubowa, 1906 
Occurrence:
South-Africa 
Sea depth:
1 - 13 Meter 
Size:
0.79" - 1.18" (2cm - 3cm) 
Temperature:
~ 62.6 °F (17°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Clams, No reliable information available, Predatory, Snails, Worms, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Planocera folium
  • Planocera pellucida
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-13 13:50:32 

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Planocera gilchristi Jacubowa, 1906

The body is flat and mottled brown with irregular black speckles. A darker brown patch run through the centre of the body.This species has two tenticles on the front.

This flatworm can be found under boulders near low tide.Planocera gilchristi is a predator of worms, small crustaceans and molluscs.

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