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Forskål, 1775

Solitary zooids: up to 137 mm long (Salpa maxima). Test entirely smooth. All the body muscles dorsally parallel. Dorsal tubercle resembling a large and elaborate letter G.

Aggregate zooids: up to 150 mm long, excluding projections (Salpa maxima 1). Test entirely smooth. MI to MII and MIII to MIV fused dorsally; MII and MIII meeting in the mid-dorsal region. MIV and MV converging but not fused laterally.

Salpa maxima