Larvalia
Larvalia Lar*va"li*a, prop. n. pl. [NL. See {Larval}.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of Tunicata, including {Appendicularia}, and allied genera; -- so called because certain larval features are retained by them through life. Called also {Copelata}. See {Appendicularia}. [1913 Webster]

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  • larvalia — lar·va·lia …   English syllables

  • larvalia — lärˈvālēə Etymology: New Latin, from neuter plural of larvalis larval synonym of larvacea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Copelata — Larvalia Lar*va li*a, prop. n. pl. [NL. See {Larval}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of Tunicata, including {Appendicularia}, and allied genera; so called because certain larval features are retained by them through life. Called also {Copelata}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Appendicularia — Ap pen*dic u*la ri*a, n. [NL.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of small free swimming Tunicata, shaped somewhat like a tadpole, and remarkable for resemblances to the larv[ae] of other Tunicata. It is the type of the order Copelata or Larvalia. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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