Origin of salpa
OTHER WORDS FROM salpasal·pi·form [sal-puh-fawrm], /ˈsæl pəˌfɔrm/, adjective
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Salpa, sal′pa, n. a remarkable genus of free-swimming Tunicates.
In order to move itself, the Salpa has recourse to a singular artifice.
The stolon, like that in Salpa, contains a prolongation of the branchial sack.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
Perhaps Salpa is the nearest animal, although the transparency of the body is nearly the only character they have in common.More Letters of Charles Darwin|Charles Darwin
The genus Salpa forms another interesting group of Tunicata.