Topic 3 Worms

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An overview of the three worm phylums: platyhelminthes, nematoda and annelida.

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Topic 3 Worms

  1. 1. WORMS
  2. 3. FLATWORMS
  3. 4. A beautifully coloured flatworm ( Pseudoceros sp.) at Papua New Guinea The flatworm in this picture, Pseudoceros ferrugineus, was photographed in the oceans off the coast of the Philippines. Most flatworms are free-living like this one, but there are also many parasitic flatworms that live for at least part of their lives inside a host. Candy Stripe Flatworm Magic Carpet Ride - Flatworm Divided Flatworm is very common and is considered poisonou s
  4. 5. ROUNDWORMS
  5. 6. Bacterial-feeding nematodes, Magnified about 30x Pinworms are common human intestinal parasites, especially in children. Ascaris lumbricoides is an intestinal roundworm of huamns and is estimated to infect ~1/4 of the worlds population. Females can produce upto 2,000,000 eggs per day which are passed into the host's faeces.
  6. 7. SEGMENTED WORMS
  7. 8. Medicinal Leech Earthworm Sandworm / Marine Worm

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