Trunk up to 1.4 mm long, moderately elongate (Oikopleura cophocerca 2). Buccal glands large, rounded to rectangular. Gonads adjoining the coil of the gut hemispherically, and protruding dorsally when ripe. Tail with 8 oval subchordal cells in a line, arranged in 2 groups near its tip, musculature broad (Oikopleura cophocerca).
Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Subphylum Urochordata Class Appendicularia Family Oikopleuridae Subfamily Oikopleurinae Genus Oikopleura Subgenus Vexillaria Species Oikopleura cophocerca
Status in World Register of Marine Species
Not included in WoRMS database
Sorry, there are no scientific synonyms and common names available for this species
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Oikopleura cophocerca (whole animal) Oikopleura cophocerca 2 (trunk, left side)
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