Trunk up to 1.2 mm long, very compact (Oikopleura drygalskii). Buccal glands spherical and small. Gonads adjoining the coil of the gut, hemispherically. Tail with 4 groups of spindle-shaped subchordal cells, musculature fairly narrow.
Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Subphylum Urochordata Class Appendicularia Family Oikopleuridae Subfamily Oikopleurinae Genus Oikopleura Subgenus Vexillaria Species Oikopleura drygalskii
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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