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Pseudoceros ferrugineus
Fushsia Flatworm

Ronan Lynch (2011)

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Ruppert EE, Fox RS and Barnes RD, 2004, Invertrbrate Zooloogy: A functional Evolutionary Approach, 7th edn, Brooks/Cole, Belmont, CA, USA Chapter 10 page 226-244

Online Journals

Eakin RM and Brandenburger JL, 1981, Fine structure of the eyes of Pseudoceros Canadensis (Turbellaria, Polycladida),  Zoomorphology, vol. 98, pp. 1-16

Ehlers U, 1995, The basic organization of the Plathelminthes, Hydrobiological, vol. 305, pp. 21-26

Hing PA and Newman LJ, 1998, Warning colouration in pseudocertoid flatworms (Platyhelminthes, Polycladida). A preliminary study, Hydrobiological, vol. 383, pp.29-33

Koopowitz H, Elvin M and Keenan LK, 1996, In vivo visualisation of living flatworm neurones using Lucifer yellow intracellular injections, Neuroscientific Methods, vol. 69, pp. 83-89 

Lee KM and Johnston EL, 2007, Lower levels of copper reduce the reproductive success of a mobile invertebrate predator, Marine Environmental Research, vol. 64, pp.336-346

Michiels NK and Newman LJ, 1998, Sex and violence in hermaphrodites, Nature, vol. 39, pp. 647  

Newman LJ and Cannon LRG, 1995, The importance of the fixation of colour, pattern and form in tropical Pseudocerotidae (Playhelminthes, Polycladida), Hydrobiological, vol. 305, pp. 141-143

Newman LJ and Schupp, 2002, A new species of pseudocerotid flatowrm (Platyhelminthes, Polycladida) from the Indo-Pacific, Micronesia, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 177-184

Newman LJ and Cannon LRG, 1994, Pseudoceros and Pseudobiceros (Platyhelmnithes, Polycladida) from Eastern Australia and Papua New Guinea, Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, vol. 37, pp. 205-226

Schupp P, Eder C, Proksch P, Wray V, Schneider B, Herderich M and Paul V, 1999, Staurosporine Derrivatives from the Ascidian Eudistoma toealensis and its predatory flatworm Pseudoceros sp., Journal of natural products, vol. 62, pp. 959-962

Sopott-Ehlers B, 1991, Comparative morphology of photoreceptors in free-living-Plathelminths- a survey, Hydrobiologia, vol. 227, pp. 231-239

Rawlinson KA and Livaitis K, 2008, Cotylea (polycladida): a cladistic analysis of morphology, Invertebrate Biology, vol. 127, no. 2, pp. 121-138

Zador A, 1997, Action potentials reconsidered, Science, vol. 277, pp.772