- External morphology
concave sides, small divots, tiny palp formations. 21.5 mm x 23.4 mm.
Laterally concave sides distinguish this charming cardiorid species, with only the merest hint of palp formation. It was found in a crisper drawer by occlupanologist A René, attached to a bag of apples. The intrepid researcher noted the occlupanid’s “adaptation to extreme cold, [and ability to] gain nutrients from a host that doesn’t contain grain products.”