Yellow-Spotted Flatworm

Thysanozoon nigropapillosum Thysanozoon nigropapillosum
Yellow-Spotted Flatworm in the Red Sea

Credit: Aida Karamesic

Yellow-Spotted Flatworm Thysanozoon nigropapillosum
Description

Thysanozoon nigropapillosum is commonly called the Yellow-Spotted or Gold-Speckled Flatworm and occurs in the Red Sea and Indian Ocean.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Platyhelminthes (Flat worms)
Class:
Rhabditophora (Flatworms)
Order: Polycladida (Flatworms)
Family: Pseudocerotidae (Pseudocerotidae)
Genus: Thysanozoon (Flatworm)
Species: Thysanozoon nigropapillosum
Size
Average Size: 6 centimetres

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