Trunk compact, up to 0.5 mm long (Oikopleura gracilis). Endostyle arising far from the mouth. Left lobe of the stomach with round contour. Rectum scarcely extending beyond the oral wall of the stomach. Gonads adjoining the genital wall of the stomach, and embracing it a little laterally when ripe. Tail musculature narrow.
Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Subphylum Urochordata Class Appendicularia Family Oikopleuridae Subfamily Oikopleurinae Genus Oikopleura Subgenus Coecaria Species Oikopleura gracilis
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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