Trunk compact, up to 0.8 mm long (Oikopleura parva). Buccal glands spherical and fairly large. Gonads adjoining the coil of the gut hemispherically. Tail with 4 spindle-shaped subchordal cells, musculature narrow.
Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Subphylum Urochordata Class Appendicularia Family Oikopleuridae Subfamily Oikopleurinae Genus Oikopleura Subgenus Vexillaria Species Oikopleura parva
Status in World Register of Marine Species
Not included in WoRMS database
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Oikopleuraparva (species group: Zooplankton and Micronekton of the North Sea)
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