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Hammerhead Worms Bipalium is a genus of large predatory land planarians. They are often loosely called "hammerhead worms" or "broadhead planarians" because of the distinctive shape of their head region. Land planarians are unique in that they possess a "creeping sole" on their ventral side. Bipalium vagum,Geotagged,Hammerhead worm,Malaysia,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Hammerhead Worms

Bipalium is a genus of large predatory land planarians. They are often loosely called "hammerhead worms" or "broadhead planarians" because of the distinctive shape of their head region. Land planarians are unique in that they possess a "creeping sole" on their ventral side.

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  1. These are on my wishlist of creatures in the wild. They are so neat. Posted 9 days ago, modified 9 days ago
  2. Another gem, you sure meet some interesting creatures. Thanks for sharing them with us! Posted 9 days ago
    1. ok... :) Posted 8 days ago
  3. Wow, that's new to me! Posted 7 days ago

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

Similar species: Tricladida
Species identified by Melan_de03
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Uploaded Sep 9, 2019. Captured May 17, 2012 15:27 in Unnamed Road, 91000 Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia.
  • NIKON D90
  • f/51.0
  • 10737418/2
  • 60mm