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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A checklist of polyclad flatworms (Platyhelminthes: Polycladida) from the Caribbean coast of Colombia, South America.
They are distributed into the following taxa: Acoela, Nemertodermatida, Catenulida, Macrostomida, Polycladida, Prolecithophora, Lecithoepitheliata, Revertospermata, Proseriata, Tricladida, Dalytyphloplanida and Kalyptorhynchia (Schockaert et al., 2008; Van Steenkiste et al., 2013).
First record of Pseudoceros bicolor and Pericelis cata (Platyhelminthes: Polycladida) from Brazil.
Pseudoceros astrorum, a new species of Polycladida (Cotylea, Pseudocerotidae) from Northeastern Brazil.
Reproduction of Stylochus ellipticus (Platyhelminthes: Polycladida) in response to temperature, food, and presence or absence of a partner.
Four new stylochid flatworms (platyhelminthes: polycladida) associated with commercial oysters from Moreton Bay, southeast Queensland, Australia.
Specimens of Convoluta naikaiensis (Acoela) and Planocera multitentaculata (Polycladida) were collected on the shore near the Ushimado Marine Laboratory.