Carpotesta Apricarius

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Carpotesta Apricarius
(Phytotesta apricarius)
Artwork of Carpotesta Apricarius
Species is extinct.
1/8, solar flare
Creator Huggkruka Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Carpozoa
Procarpozoa
Carpotestia
Carpotestales
Phytotestaceae
Phytotesta
Phytotesta apricarius
Week/Generation 1/6
Habitat Open Ocean
Size Microscopic
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Unknown
Diet Photosynthesis
Respiration Passive Diffusion
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Mitosis


C. apricarius is a shell-like structure filled with lighter-than-water substances. To keep it at an optimal water depth (temperature vs solar exposure), it has an anchor which it fills, or empties, with debris, depending on whether it needs to go up or down.

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)

None found. Note that this does not necessarily mean it has no living relatives at all, but that, assuming all taxonomy is filled in, its entire phylum is extinct; any relatives it does have likely do not resemble it.