Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the difference between direct and indirect development.

Difference between direct and indirect development

1. In the direct development, young ones may resemble the adult. In the indirect development, young hatchlings (larvae) do not resemble the adult.

2. Intermediate stages are absent in direct development. Intermediate stages are present in indirect development.

3. In the direct development, Metamorphosis is absent. In the indirect development, Metamorphosis is present.

4. Examples of direct development are Hydra and Man. Examples of indirect development are Frog and cockroach.

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