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Lohmann, 1915

Trunk compact, generally pear-shaped (Oikopleurinae), sometimes laterally compressed or dorso-ventrally depressed (Bathochordaeinae). Endostyle straight (Oikopleurinae-trunk). Spiracles opening into the rectal region. Esophagus entering the stomach from above or laterally. Stomach formed by many small and a few large gland cells. Tail several times as long as the trunk.

Subfamilies treated:

Subfamily Oikopleurinae Lohmann, 1896
Subfamily Bathochordaeinae Lohmann, 1933

Family Oikopleuridae