Gratacurvatis austeja

“Pleasingly curved bee-goddess”
Kingdom
Microsynthera
Phylum
Plasticae
Class
Occlupanida
Order
Archignatha
Genus
Gratacurvatis
Species
austeja
External morphology

Concave lateral sides, and miniscule palps. Size 22 mm x 24 mm

One of the rare occlupanids to sport concave sides, G. austeja is a mysterious mystery. Considered rare and wonderful. The species is named after the Lithuanian Goddess of Bees.