Physical Characteristics

Measures up to 0.0142 in (360 pm); brownish red, or reddish to yellow, with red eyespots. dorsal side covered with segmental sclerotized dorsal plates ornamented with rounded irregular pores. The cephalic sensory structures consist of two pairs of clavae, and three pairs of cirri; median cirrus is lacking. Lateral appendages on the trunk, also named cirri, are present. These filaments, called cirri a to e, probably have an adhesive function rather than a sensorial one; cirrus d is always lacking, and has instead two dorsal spikes. Four claws are robust and the internal claw has a miniscule basal spur.

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