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n. pl.1.(Zool.) Same as Platyelminthes; - an older term.
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Phylogenetic relationships within the Plathelminthes.
La classification generale des Plathelminthes parasites: changements recents et utilisation des caracteres ultrastructuraux, en particular des spermatozoides.
Triploblastic relationships with emphasis on the acoelomates and the position of gnathostomulida, cycliophora, plathelminthes, and chaetognatha: a combined approach of 18s rDNA sequences and morphology.
Plathelminthes, Mesozoaires, Acanthocephales, Nemertiens.
Among these are worm-shaped clades such as Plathelminthes or Nemertea, tentacle-bearing phyla such as Entoprocta and Lophophorata (Ectoprocta, Brachiopoda, and Phoronida), or highly mobile pelagic taxa such as cephalopod molluscs.
Clasificacion Taxonomica [7,8] PHYLUM: Plathelminthes.