- External morphology
Large and thick with beveled corners. 43 mm x 46.6 mm. No oral groove.
Discovered in an industrial warehouse in Yakima, WA by occlupanologist D. Estabrook (FORC). Having abandoned the open oral groove of its fellow occlupanids, the fused oral hooks of this colossal slab is thought to be an adaptation to better grip its rather specific host, previously opened bags of chips. Instead of gripping the cincture of its host at a perpendicular angle, Perovora suspicio orients itself parallel to the lamellar folds of a bag, held fast by virtue of its sturdy paddle. Though its morphology and feeding habits are controversial among scholars, the overwhelming evidence suggests that this occlupanid shares a close relationship to the Archignathidae.