Trunkelongate, up to 5.0 mm long (Oikopleura albicans). Buccal glands large. Gonads adjoining the coil of the gut as a semicircular clasp, and protruding dorsally when ripe, extending beyond the oral end. Tail musculature moderately broad. Subchordal cells numerous, small, and stellar, arranged in 2 lines over half of the tail length.
Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Subphylum Urochordata Class Appendicularia Family Oikopleuridae Subfamily Oikopleurinae Genus Oikopleura Subgenus Vexillaria Species Oikopleura albicans
Status in World Register of Marine Species
Not included in WoRMS database
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