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Flatworms

Planarians (Turbellaridae) are aquatic swimming or crawling flatworms. They live in marine environment and in fresh water. Platyhelmintes or flatworms are either parasitic (tapeworm, liver fluke) or aquatic (planar) animals. Their body is elongated, thin and without appendage. Their digestive tract has only one ventral opening, the mouth.

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