seen? Sometimes seen on coral rubble and reefs on some of our Southern shores.
Features: 3-4cm long. Body plain
white. On body margins are broad bands, from the inside to the outer edge: black, yellow to transparent grey at the
outermost edge. Has a pair of pseudotentacles made of simple folds of the body margins.
Pulau Jong, May 10
Photo shared by Toh Chay Hoon on her
Pulau Jong, Jun 18
Photo shared by Jianlin Liu on facebook.
Grateful thanks to Rene Ong for sharing details and identifying the flatworms on this page.
- Rene S.L. Ong and Samantha J.W. Tong. 29 October 2018. A preliminary checklist and photographic catalogue of polyclad flatworms recorded from Singapore. Nature in Singapore 2018 11: 77–125
- Newman, L.J.
& Cannon, L.R.G. 1995. Colour pattern variation in the tropical flatworm, Pseudoceros (Platyhelminthes: Polycladida), with descriptions
of three new species. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 43(2): 435-446.
- Newman, Leslie
and Lester Cannon. 2003. Marine
Flatworms: The World of Polyclads.
CSIRO Publishing. 97pp.