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Publication Date

Fall 9-13-2011

Quick Facts

  • Joseph Bursey and Lance Graham said they thought the offbeat tribute would help immortalize the late Hannah Floyd.
  • The flatworm, named hannahfloydae ("Hannah Floyd's flatworm"), was discovered by Bursey and biology professor Julian Smith in sand along the shoreline at low tide near Emerald Isle and on Oak Island, N.C.