Never before seen flatworm under microscope

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I found this guy scooting along on my glass. I was certain it was a flatworm when it was on the glass. However, I became less certain when I pulled out and placed under a microscope. I haven’t see a flatworm without the “horns” and ruffles, and certainly not that pattern. Of course there are many species of flatworms, but do you believe this is one?

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I found this guy scooting along on my glass. I was certain it was a flatworm when it was on the glass. However, I became less certain when I pulled out and placed under a microscope. I haven’t see a flatworm without the “horns” and ruffles, and certainly not that pattern. Of course there are many species of flatworms, but do you believe this is one?

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Nice find! Before I took up bird watching, all small birds looked like sparrows. Ditto for things like flatworms. Just another flatworm until you look closer.
 
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Update. I dipped 5 coral in iodine and 5 in coral rx…nothing fell off. It looks like they are boring or under the flesh, especially the back of my pagota. There are even little holes each with a white pile.
 

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