A class of minute transparent planktonic animals related to the sea squirts. They have a body that is typically enclosed in a gelatinous “house” that is regularly shed and replaced.
- ‘Within the urochordates, both genes placed Oikopleura (class Larvacea) as the sister group to all other urochordates.’
Modern Latin (plural), from larva.
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