Dicrania vugada

“Vugada’s double-neck”
Kingdom
Microsynthera
Phylum
Plasticae
Class
Occlupanida
Order
Haplognatha
Genus
Dicrania
Species
vugada
External morphology

secondary oral groove. 35 mm x 21 mm.

Discovered by occlupanologist EF Lipton, D. vugada is one of the more puzzling of the occlupanids. The function of the secondary oral groove remains a mystery. Some researchers think it could be analogous to many fish with eyespots on their tails, but nobody seems to know what predator D. vugada would be trying to avoid.