phylum Platyhelminthes


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Related to phylum Platyhelminthes: phylum Nematoda, phylum Arthropoda
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Noun1.phylum Platyhelminthes - flatwormsphylum Platyhelminthes - flatworms        
animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia - taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
bladder worm - encysted saclike larva of the tapeworm
flatworm, platyhelminth - parasitic or free-living worms having a flattened body
class Turbellaria, Turbellaria - free-living flatworms
class Trematoda, Trematoda - parasitic flatworms (including flukes)
Cestoda, class Cestoda - tapeworms
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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In studies conducted in Lago Guaiba / RS, 13 species belonging to the phylum Platyhelminthes were parasitizing the intestines, gills, and stomach of Megaleporinus obtusidens, with prevalence between 1.66% and 86.66% in the 60 specimens analyzed (WENDT et al., 2018).