The Flatworms (TEFC)

United States, 1976

Film
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Episode of Series “Inhabitants of the Planet Earth”.
Shows planarian’s moving and detecting food; the taking of food into the branched intestine through a muscular pharynx. One animal is shown regenerating new parts. The microscope reveals tapeworms in a catfish. A living scolex is shown clinging to the intestinal wall. Several proglottids are shown in detail.

Credits

production company

Modern Learning Aids

producer

Bruce J. Russell

Duration

00:10:03:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1976

Appears in

Inhabitants of the Planet Earth

Group of items

Inhabitants of the Planet Earth

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014400

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Flatworms

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Biology - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology - Study and teaching

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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