Differentiate between Phylum Platyhelminthes and Nemathelminthes

Asked by sambit16 | 14th Apr, 2008, 11:59: PM

Expert Answer:

Platyhelminthes are acoelomates whereas Nemathelminthes are pseudocoelomates.

Alimentary canal only shows mouth, no anus in Platyhelminthes whereas it is complete with mouth and anus in Nemathelminthes.

Body is covered with a tough resistant cuticle in Nemathelminthes. Body is usually soft.


Answered by  | 15th Apr, 2008, 09:18: AM

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