Cave Finworm

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Cave Finworm
(Dakobranchius cavemarinus)
Main image of Cave Finworm
Species is extinct.
19/125, Cave-In (Ice Comet Impact Event)
Information
CreatorHydromancerx Other
Week/Generation15/100
HabitatSomarinoa Sea Caves
Size50 cm Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportExoskeleton (Chitin)
DietCarnivore (Gateway Beakworm, Gateway Swarmer, Cave Filtersquid, Cave Krillpede)
RespirationUnknown
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionHermaphrodite (eggs)
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Subclass
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Binucleozoa
Symbiovermes (info)
Thoracocephalia
Optidorsalia
Polyptera (info)
Naiadoptera
Vermiscombridae
Dakobranchius
Dakobranchius cavemarinus
Ancestor:Descendants:

The cave finworm split from its ancestor, the carnivorous sea finworm. It is very much like its ancestor except it has adapted to cave environment. It eats most of the smaller creatures in the cave and has adapted larger compound eyes for seeing in the low light. The most drastic feature is that it has developed primitive gills so it can say underwater fill time now. However, if it swims too fast it might go through its oxygen too fast before the gills can filter it and must gulp air from the surface or risk passing out.

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)
  • Neckfin (order Naiadoptera)
  • Sky Bloodbee (subclass Polyptera)