what is the difference between tapeworm and roundworm

TAPEWORM

ROUNDWORM

Tapeworms belongs to phylum: platyhelminthes

 

Roundworm belongs to phylum nematoda

Tape worms cannot be seen with a naked eye unless there are lots of them

Round worms are easily seen with naked eye.

Tapeworm have incomplete digestive system

Roundworms have complete digestive systems

 THEY ARE acoelomates

They Possess pseudocoelom

Dorsoventrally flattened bodies.

Round body with tapered ends

Tapeworms are composed of separable segments called proglottids

Roundworms do not have body segments.

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