Animal Phyla/Platyhelminthes

Gigantolina elongata, a flat worm in the gut of a long-necked turtle.
  • Platyhelminthes
  • Name Meaning: Flat worms
  • English Common Name: Flat worms
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  • Approximate number of species described: about 25,000

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