Carnibell

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Carnibell
(Testudoatrox os)
Artwork of Carnibell
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma ray burst
Creator Russ1 Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Phoenoplastida
Phoenophyta
Rhagioanthia
Phoenopoopsida
Scissillicampanales
Testudoatrocaceae
Testudoatrox
Testudoatrox os
Week/Generation 8/53
Habitat Huggs Rainforest
Size 2 m Tall
Primary Mobility Sessile
Support Unknown
Diet Photosynthesis, Carnivore (Mega Worm)
Respiration Passive (Stomata)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Sexual (Berries, Airborne Pollen), Asexual Budding
Descendant of Ancestor of


The carnibell begins its life wherever the seeds land. For the first stage of its life, it stays anchored to the same spot. Eventually, two berries grow, which will burst with seeds that are carried away on the wind. However, this plant will keep the opened berries for the rest of its life. The whole plant now goes through a type of metamorphosis. The plant uproots itself and starts to move towards the ground. The roots and leaves now secrete a sticky substance, allowing them to cling to any natural surface. Like a slowed down octopus, it makes its way slowly along the ground, heading towards the nearest crystal solar tower. The berries will now act as two ‘mouths’. Inside, digestive juices are ready to digest any unfortunate creatures that get trapped within. Once on the side of a tower, the sticky roots make it easy for the plant to move along the almost vertical side. The roots can also feel vibration, and this is how the Carnibell finds its prey. As mega worms munch through the tough exterior of the tower, it creates large vibrations, attracting the carnibell. Due to its size, the plant can only take on worms under four feet long. The plant snatches up a worm and closes its mouth. It then doesn’t have to move for up to a month, depending on the size of the worm eaten. Due to the worm's devolved protection, they are easy pickings. Once a year, the plant relies on its reserves for food, as seeds will start to form in the lining of the mouth, and the plant will climb as high as it can to distribute the seeds as far as it possible.

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)
  • Coniflor (class Phoenopoopsida)