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Flatworms

Platyhelminthes

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Platyhelminthes (Flatworms) is a group of animals. There are 18089 species of flatworms, in 3107 genera and 355 families. This group has been around since the Cambrian Series 2 Epoch. Flatworms have sexual reproduction; they are hermaphrodites. 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of flatworms. View this species on GBIF

flatworms Habitats

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

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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.