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Argononemertes australiensis

A Ribbon Worm or Nematine at Kianga, NSW

Argononemertes australiensis at Kianga, NSW - 11 Jul 2016
Argononemertes australiensis at Kianga, NSW - 11 Jul 2016
Argononemertes australiensis at Kianga, NSW - 11 Jul 2016
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Identification history

Argononemertes australiensis 12 Sep 2016 KimPullen
Argonemertes australiensis 12 Sep 2016 Teresa
Unidentified 12 Sep 2016 Teresa

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User's notes

This is the flat worm Argonemertes australiensis and the white spots are its eggs about to be expelled

3 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   13 Sep 2016
Genus listed in Australian Faunal Directory as Argononemertes.
Teresa wrote:
   19 Sep 2016
You are correct Kim, my spelling has let me down. Dr Leigh Windsor kindly gave me the ID for both of the Flat Worms, very interesting little critters.
KimPullen wrote:
   26 Oct 2017
Good to get some of the lesser known - and perhaps less appealing - inverts up in the Atlas, Teresa.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 11 Jul 2016 12:04 PM Recorded on
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