Asked in Earthworms, Flatworms
How are round worms and segmented worms different?
Round worms are smaller (most are microscopic) worms and are usually parasites. One example of these is the hookworm. While most are parasitic, only a few will bother humans (most are parasitic only to plants). Segmented worms are the largest worms and are things like earthworms or leeches. They are the most complex worms and have developed digestive systems and a group of nerves that works like a brain. The main difference is that segmented worms are more complex organisms. ...
Asked in Centipedes
What are some characteristics of flat worms?
Flat worms tend to be flat, obviously, and are not segmented. Most are parasitic, like the tape worm. Some, like planarians, have eye spots and a pharynx for digestion. They have a 2-way digestive system, meaning their food comes in the mouth and waste also out the mouth. They have cephalization. ...
Asked in The Difference Between, Tapeworms
What is the difference between planarians and tapeworms?
The differences between Planarians and Tapeworms are Planarians have a "mouth" where as tapeworms do not since they absorb nutrients through their bodies and Planarians are mostly free-living while tapeworms are parasitic ...
Asked in Centipedes
The segmented worms are classified in which phylum-?
The segmented worms are classified in the phylum Pogonophora.
Asked in Computer Worms, Biology, Centipedes, Worms
What are examples of flat worms and round worms and segmented worms?
Flatworms - classified as having a flat leaf or flat ribbon shaped body and a pair of eyes up front. Most are parasitic. Examples of the flatworm include Tricladida, flukes, and tapeworms. Roundworms (aka nematodes) - has over 80,000 species which many of are parasitic. They have round bodies of varied sizes. Examples of the roundworm include whipworms, hookworms, and pinworms. Segmented Worms - As their name describes, their bodies are divided into segments. Examples of the segmented worm include the bristle worm and earthworms. ...