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Australopacifica graminicola

Brown-speckled planarian

A small planarian 13-18 mm when crawling, with the general colour of the dorsal surface red-brown. The whole of the dorsum is covered withspeckles of darker red-brown which tend to collect in an irregular median stripe, most distinct posteriorly. Venrreal surface pale except near the anterior end where they may be a few speckles similar to those on the dorsal surface. Eyes contour the anterior tip in a single row and continue sparsley towards the posterior.

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Australopacifica graminicola (Brown-speckled planarian) at Weetangera, ACT - 28 Jun 2021 by tpreston Australopacifica graminicola (Brown-speckled planarian) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jun 2021 by tpreston Australopacifica graminicola (Brown-speckled planarian) at Coree, ACT - 1 May 2021 by tpreston
Australopacifica graminicola (Brown-speckled planarian) at Weetangera, ACT - 28 Jun 2021 by tpreston
Australopacifica graminicola (Brown-speckled planarian) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jun 2021 by tpreston
Australopacifica graminicola (Brown-speckled planarian) at Coree, ACT - 1 May 2021 by tpreston

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Species information

  • Australopacifica graminicola Scientific name
  • Brown-speckled planarian Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive
  • 0m to 678m Recorded at altitude
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