Palpatophora utiliformis grandis

“Large useful palp-bearer”
Kingdom
Microsynthera
Phylum
Plasticae
Class
Occlupanida
Order
Orthogonidectes
Family
Toxodentidae
Genus
Palpatophora
Species
utiliformis grandis
External morphology

Size 25 mm x 21 mm

A variant of P. utiliformis with a larger oral groove. Common and increasing in number of sightings. Recently field researcher Y. Klish has observed specimens of P.u. grandis  attached to bags of produce in New Zealand.