Beach Licker

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Beach Licker
(Longilinugateuthis lingua)
Main image of Beach Licker
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Information
CreatorClayren Other
Week/Generation11/73
HabitatClayren Beach
Size30 cm Tall
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportUnknown
DietOmnivore (Stickyballs, Imperial Scuttlehoppers)
RespirationActive (Lungs)
ThermoregulationUnknown
ReproductionSexual, Two Sexes (Donor and Carrier), Ovoviviparous
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Subclass
Superorder
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Carpozoa
Teuthomorpha
Cystoteuthia
Pankrakenia
Herpetoteuthiformes
Herpetoteuthii
Limacosepiidae
Longilinugateuthis
Longilinugateuthis lingua
Ancestor:Descendants:

The beach licker split from the beach slider. It has grown another tentacle next to its chemoreceptive tentacle, which it uses to capture its favorite prey, the imperial scuttlehopper. This new appendage is thin enough to fit into the holes of the scuttlehoppers colonies and bring up some of the organisms for the licker to eat. The licker will often rub this tentacle on leftover stickyballs, to make scuttlehoppers easier to catch.

The name "licker" may be a bit deceiving. The tentacle is not truly a tongue, but it acts much like the tongue of an Earth anteater or frog.

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)
  • Cave Teuthopin (family Limacosepiidae)
  • Dangling Limapin (superorder Herpetoteuthiformes)