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Abstract

Pseudoparasitism of domestic and native animals by geoplanid land planarians.

Abstract

Land planarians (Geoplana spp.) were found on 3 occasions in Australia, in the ear of a fowl and on the fur of a Pygmy possum (Cercartetus nanus) and a cat. The planarians were probably acquired by accident.