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Flatworms

Platyhelminthes

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Platyhelminthes (Flatworms) is a phylum of animals. There are 18535 species of Flatworms, in 3190 genera and 359 families. It includes groups like Flukes and Cestodes. They have sexual reproduction. They rely on ciliary gliding to move around.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Flatworm Habitats

The environments in which many flatworms species are known to live. Select an environment to see its flatworms species checklist.

flatworms Habitats

The environments in which many flatworms species are known to live. Select an environment to see its flatworms species checklist.