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Platyhelminthes (Flatworms)

  1. Klaus Rohde

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0001585

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How to Cite

Rohde, K. 2001. Platyhelminthes (Flatworms). eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001

Abstract

The Platyhelminthes are a group of nonsegmented invertebrates that occur worldwide in a wide range of habitats; more than half of the species are parasitic.

Keywords:

  • Platyhelminthes;
  • flatworms;
  • parasites;
  • metazoans;
  • invertebrates