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Related to turbellarian: Cestoda, class Turbellaria, Monogenea

turbellarian:

see PlatyhelminthesPlatyhelminthes
, phylum containing about 20,000 species of soft-bodied, bilaterally symmetrical, invertebrate animals, commonly called flatworms. There are four classes: the free-living, primarily aquatic class, Turbellaria, and Trematoda, Cestoda, and Monogenea, which are
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common name for several genera of the free-living (turbellarian) flatworms belonging to the order Tricladida, a name that derives from their characteristic three-branched digestive cavities. Most species range from 1-8 in. to about 1 in. in length (.32–2.
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solida was parasitized by prokaryotic inclusions in the digestive epithelium, intracellular inclusions of bacteria-like organisms and ciliates in the gills, gregarines similar to Nematopsis parasitizing exclusively the connective tissues of most organs, and a turbellarian similar to Paravortex in the intestine lumen.
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53-54), a Japanese scientist at the Imperial University of Tokyo, published Ito's colored polyclad turbellarian paintings in black and white, acknowledging only Paul Bartsch, for whom Ito had prepared the drawings.
1992) and Moina (D'Abramo 1980) - and in the turbellarian worm Mesostoma ehrenbergii (Beisner et al.
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-- In the open pond, 55 percent of the total number of organisms collected were polychaetes and 35 percent were tentatively identified as a turbellarian flatworm (William J.