Thysanozoon sp.

Also known as: Acanthozoon sp.

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

Thysanozoon sp.
Photographed by: Lorenzo de Ponti

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Platyhelminthes
Class:Turbellaria
Order:Polycladida
Suborder:Cotylea
Family:Pseudocerotidae
Species:Thysanozoon sp.

Comment from Scott Johnson on photo #31434
Pretty little beast. I think it looks like a Thysanozoon flatworm, but can't be sure.

Comment from Scott Johnson on photo #14557
I've seen this in the Marshalls. It is a flatworm, probably a species of Thysanozoon.

Comment from Marian Litvaitis on photo #2526
It looks like they're either a species of Acanthozoon or of Thysanozoon. The exact genus can only be determined by checking how many male pores there are on the ventral side. Both of these genera are characterized by papillate dorsal surfaces which are evident in these two picts.

Comment from Marian Litvaitis on photo #2258
It looks like they're either a species of Acanthozoon or of Thysanozoon. The exact genus can only be determined by checking how many male pores there are on the ventral side. Both of these genera are characterized by papillate dorsal surfaces which are evident in these two picts.

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Pictures of Thysanozoon sp.

Thysanozoon sp. from Anilao, Philippines
Posted 7 years ago
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Thysanozoon sp. from Bunaken, Indonesia
Posted 7 years ago
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Thysanozoon sp. from Bunaken, Indonesia
Posted 7 years ago
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Thysanozoon sp. from Anilao, Philippines
Posted 7 years ago
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Thysanozoon sp. from Anilao, PhilippinesIdentification reviewed by Scott Johnson
Posted 6 years ago
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Thysanozoon sp. from Bali, Indonesia
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 7 years ago
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Thysanozoon sp. from Komodo, Indonesia
Posted 6 years ago
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Thysanozoon sp. from Marsa Alam, Egypt
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Thysanozoon sp. from Bali, Indonesia
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 6 years ago
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Thysanozoon sp. from Watamu, Kenya
Location: Watamu, Kenya
Posted 6 years ago
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Thysanozoon sp. from Bohol, Philippines
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Thysanozoon sp. from Thailand
Location: Thailand
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