A genus of little free-swimming Tunicata, shaped significantly like a tadpole, and remarkable for resemblances into larvæ of other Tunicata. This is the form of your order Copelata or Larvalia. See Example in Appendix.
The typicalgenus of the family Appendiculariidæ.
[lowercase; pl. appendiculariæ (-ē).] A part for the preceding genus.
free-swimming tadpole-shaped pelagic tunicate resembling larvae of other tunicates