This lifedesk reports on free living Platyhelminthes (flatworms) found in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Great Smoky Mountains contains a diversity of habitats and shows a diversity of flatworms. These reports aim to increase knowledge on distribution and ecology of these invertebrates and also to increase awareness of the need to preserve the diversity and natural habitats of these organisms. Images, descriptions, identifying characters, and descriptions of habitats are included.
Recent bibliographic items
- Occurrences of the Land Planarian Rhynchodemus sylvaticus in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
- A New Species of Land Planarian, Diporodemus merridithae, and Cohabitant Specimens from Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee and North Carolina, USA
- Four Planarian Species (Turbellaria: Tricladida: Paludicola) from Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee and North Carolina, USA