A planarian is one of many flatworms of the class Turbellaria. Planaria are common to many parts of the world, living in both saltwater and freshwater ponds and. Planaria is a genus of planarians in the family Planariidae. It is currently represented by a Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. For the common name given to many non-parasitic flatworms, see Planarian. Planarian, any of a group of widely distributed, mostly free-living flatworms of the class Turbellaria (phylum Platyhelminthes). Planaria is the name of one genus.
Note that the planarian medium described by Cebria and Newmark is adjusted to pH but we consistently found that the flatworms seem to prefer pH Planarians—free-living flatworms found around the world in terrestrial, marine, and freshwater environments—are fascinating organisms with. Planarian flatworms (Figure 1) are one of the best-characterized animal models in developmental biology and regeneration research.
What are the food sources? Anatomy of the planarian. How do they move? How do they reproduce? WHAT IS A PLANARIAN? These small, free-living flatworms . Biologically simple they may be, but planarian flatworms have evolved two completely different ways to detect light – and one doesn't involve. Planarian flatworms are one of nature's little wonders. Although their 'cross-eyed' appearance is endearing, their real claim to fame comes from.