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Hammer Head Worm

Bipalium vagum


Long flatworm with yellow and black stripes. Also has a heart shaped head.


Grass (wondered onto concrete then was put on blue table to photograph.)

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LivanEscudero 6 years ago

I think ForestDragon may be right. I think this is B. kewense. Here is the similar B. vagum, a snail eater. And some links to pages that may help with ID.

ForestDragon 6 years ago

How about Kew Greenhouse Flatworm, Bipalium kewense. This flatworm is a voracious predator of earthworms! (description for B. kewense further down the page).

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Spotted on Feb 6, 2015
Submitted on Feb 6, 2015

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