Antler Urchip

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Antler Urchip
(Elaphrouksip rami)
Main image of Antler Urchip
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma ray burst
Information
CreatorHydromancerx Other
Week/Generation13/83
HabitatClayren Coast
Size15 cm Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportUnknown
DietHerbivore (Antler Shrubite)
RespirationUnknown
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionSexual, 2 Sexes: Eggs attached to inside a siphon pouch.
Taxonomy
Domain
Superkingdom
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Subclass
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Viridisagania
Mancerxa
Siphonozoa
Konydonta (info)
Echinopoda
Euechinopoda
Cameraechines
Elaphrouksipidae
Elaphrouksip
Elaphrouksip rami
Ancestor:Descendants:

The antler urchip replaced its ancestor, the chambered urchip. Its shell has now developed into an antler shape that mimics the antler shrubite it eats, and now specializes in consuming this one species of shrubite. Its chambers are now longer and can hold more water. It has developed siphons on each side to take water in and then squirt them out. They also have a special pouch inside them that will hold eggs without disrupting locomotion. Once they hatch they are squirted out the siphons. The main shell is neutrally buoyant with a swim bladder-like chamber than can be filled via the siphons (note that this is a separate chamber than the egg chamber). Like their ancestors it has a beak that produces acidic saliva to dissolve the antler shrubite so it can slurp it up like a straw.

Living Relatives (click to show/hide)

These are randomly selected, and organized from lowest to highest shared taxon. (This may correspond to similarity more than actual relation)
  • Drake Uktank (subclass Euechinopoda)
  • Raq Urpoi (class Echinopoda)