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Taenia (Tapeworm) and Fasciola (liver fluke) are examples of parasitic platyhelminthes. Peculiar features in parasitic platyhelminthes are as follows.
 They have dorsiventrally flattened body and bear hooks and suckers to get attached inside the body of the host.
 Their body is covered with thick tegument, which protects them from the action of digestive juices of the host.
 The tegument also helps in absorbing nutrients from the host’s body.

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