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triclad

an order of TURBELLARIANS with well-developed sense organs; the planarians.
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Triclads and polyclads occur generally on hard bottom, under stones, or associated with macrophytes, algae or gravel (Hyman, 1951; Du-Bois Reymond Marcus and Marcus, 1968).
Freshwater and land triclads were studied mainly in the Brazilian states of Sao Paulo and Rio Grande do Sul (Carbayo and Froehlich, 2008; Baptista et al.
Sperm resorption in triclads (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida).
Some aspects of reproductive biology in the freshwater triclad turbellarian Cura foremannii.
The relationship between ration, reproductive effort, and age-specific mortality in the evolution of life-history strategies--some observations on freshwater Triclads.
Morphological descriptive studies on the embryonic development of freshwater triclads have, until now, been mainly undertaken in organisms of the families Planariidae (Planaria and Polycelis) and Dendrocoelidae (Dendrocoelum).
The embryonic development of triclads denotes a very variable duration, being slower at low temperatures.