Shokupanus mihashii

“Mihashi’s Japanese sandwich bread”
Kingdom
Microsynthera
Phylum
Plasticae
Class
Occlupanida
Order
Angulognatha
Genus
Shokupanus
Species
mihashii
External morphology

Lateral palps. Size 22 mm X 26 mm

Shokupan is the Japanese name for sandwich bread. The entire order Angulognatha is described from this one species brought back from Japan in 2001 by T. Mihashi, a visual effects artist. Never seen before or since, this exotic and extremely rare occlupanid is truly in a taxon of its own.