The young insect resembles its parent in most points, but the head is disproportionately large; the anterior abdominal spiracles are on the second segment instead of on the first, and the foot has only a single segment.
In external appearance, climate and productions, Fuerteventura greatly resembles Lanzarote.
The Trias does not belong, as might have been expected, to the Alpine or Mediterranean type; but resembles that of Germany and northern Europe.
It resembles in many points the one-pipe low pressure hot-water system.
It burrows in the ground, but in other respects resembles bandicoots in habits.