worms > Phylum Platyhelminthes > Class Turbellaria > Order Polycladida
Feline flatworm
Pseudoceros felis
Family Pseudocerotidae
updated Feb 14

Where seen? Sometimes seen on remote reefs.

Features: 8-10cm long. Body mottled cream or yellow with dark tiny blotches on a grey background. Edges with black irregular bars. Narrow orange with thin black margin. Underside uniformly grey with narrow orange and thin black margin. It has a pair of pseudotentacles at the front made up of folded edges of the body.

Pulau Sudong, Dec 09

Pulau Sudong, Dec 09
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on his flickr.

Links

  • Pseudoceros felis on Encyclopedia of Life, LifeDesks, Marine Flatworms - Polycladida: Technical fact sheet.

References

  • Newman, Leslie and Lester Cannon. 2003. Marine Flatworms: The World of Polyclads. CSIRO Publishing. 97pp.
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