This picture is of a microscopic view of a macrostomida that I found in some substrate that I had collected from around a lake by the border of NC and SC. The organism was moving around the substrate while I was trying to take a picture of it. I took this photo around 2:00pm.


Phylum: Platyhelminthes

Class: Turbellaria

Order: Macrostomida

Fun Fact!

According to Target Study, they lack a respiratory system, a skeletal system, a circulatory system, and a body cavity. (


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