Prostheceraeus giesbrechtii

Schmarda, 1859

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

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Prostheceraeus giesbrechtii from Hyères, France
 

Thanks to Jordi Regàs and Senda for suggesting identification for this species

Comment from Jordi Regàs: I have always considered this as Prostheceraeus roseus. This is confirmed by Carles Novell's doctoral tesis about Mediterranean flatworms, whch you can find at http://dialnet.unirioja.es/servlet/tesis?codigo=3327 He explains also the usual confusion between P.roseus and P.giesbrechtii (on page 174). Best regards!
Comment from Senda: Hi, this planarian is a Prostheceraeus roseus, not giesbrechtii!!!!

Location:Hyères, France
Photographer:Daniela Wolf
Camera:Olympus C7070 Wide ZoomView EXIF properties
Taken on:April 15, 2006
Viewed:3446 times
Posted:9 years ago
Updated:5 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Platyhelminthes
Class:Turbellaria
Order:Polycladida
Suborder:Cotylea
Family:Euryleptidae
Species:Prostheceraeus giesbrechtii