Larvacea

plural noun Lar·va·cea \lärˈvāshēə\

Definition of Larvacea

  1. :  a class of small, free-swimming pelagic tunicates constituting Appendicularia and related genera, having a permanent caudal appendage supported by a notochord, being usually hermaphroditic, and lacking a metamorphosis

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Origin and Etymology of larvacea

New Latin, from larva + -acea


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