Write characteristic features of phylum Platyhelminthes.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 10th Jul, 2014, 01:52: PM

Expert Answer:

Characteristic features of phylum Platyhelminthes:

  1. They are bilaterally symmetrical.

  2. They do not have any body cavity; hence, they are acoelomates.

  3. They are triploblastic animals.

  4. Excretion and osmoregulation occur by specialised cells called flame cells.

  5. Fertilisation is internal.

(Write any 3 or 4)

Answered by  | 10th Jul, 2014, 03:52: PM