characteristics of platyhelminthes

Asked by  | 5th Mar, 2013, 07:19: PM

Expert Answer:

  1. Free-living or parasitic
  2. Aquatic
  3. Bilaterally symmetrical
  4. Dorsoventrally flattened, thin and soft body
  5. triploblastic animals
  6. Digestive cavity if present has a single opening, without anus.
  7. Circulatory and respiratory systems absent
  8. Excretory system present, consisting of blind tubules
  9. Hermaphrodite

Answered by  | 6th Mar, 2013, 08:08: AM

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