Polycladida


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Polycladida

[‚päl·i′klad·əd·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A class of marine Turbellaria whose leaflike bodies have a central intestine with radiating branches, many eyes, and tentacles in most species.
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They are distributed into the following taxa: Acoela, Nemertodermatida, Catenulida, Macrostomida, Polycladida, Prolecithophora, Lecithoepitheliata, Revertospermata, Proseriata, Tricladida, Dalytyphloplanida and Kalyptorhynchia (Schockaert et al.
Pseudoceros astrorum, a new species of Polycladida (Cotylea, Pseudocerotidae) from Northeastern Brazil.