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