Picture details
Genus Pseudobiceros
Species bedfordi
Authority Laidlaw, 1903
Family Pseudocerotidae
Order Polycladida
Location East Coast, Malaysia
PHOTO © Copyright Richard Houghton, USA
Comments Generally, polyclads use the beating of the fine hairlike ventral cilia to glide along the ground. Another mode of movement is swimming by rhythmic contractions of body muscles. Throwing the margines of the body a consecutive series of undulating waves are generated propelling the worm through open water.