worms > Phylum Platyhelminthes > Class Turbellaria > Order Polycladida
White flatworm
awaiting identification
Family Pseudocerotidae
updated Feb 14

Where seen? Sometimes seen on remote reefs.

Features: 3-4cm long. Body plain white. Marginal bands broad black, orange to transparent grey at the outermost edge. With black edges on the pseudotentacles.

A flatworm that looks similar in Newman and Cannon's book is labelled as Pseudoceros sp. 8. The South-west Indian Ocean Flatworm site has a similar flatworm that is identified as Pseudobiceros cf. confusus.

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

Pulau Jong, May 10
Photo shared by Toh Chay Hoon on her blog.

Acknowledgement
With grateful thanks to Choo Yi Feng for alerting me to the South-west Indian Ocean Flatworm site which has a similar flatworm that is identified as Pseudobiceros cf. confusus.


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