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What is the difference between direct and indirect development?

5. What is the difference between direct and indirect development?

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The differences between direct and indirect development are as follows

Direct development   Indirect development
In this type of development, an embryo develops into a young one without any intermediate larval stage In this type of development, an embryo develops into a young one with some intermediate larval stages. 
Young ones resemble the adult Young ones do not resemble the adult
Seen in fishes, reptiles, birds and mammals Seen in invertebrates and amphibians

 

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