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Hammerheaded Worm

Bipalium sp.


Bipalium is a genus of large predatory land flatworms, terrestrial planarians. They are often loosely called "hammerhead worms" or "broadhead planarians" because of the distinctive shape of their head region.

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Wild Things
Wild Things 6 years ago

Thanks a lot Mark!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Wow that's a nice one! I like those lines running from the head.

Wild Things
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Wild Things

Karnataka, India

Lat: 15.25, Long: 74.62

Spotted on Sep 24, 2013
Submitted on Feb 24, 2014

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