Cave Serpentsaur

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Cave Serpentsaur
(Machairotis noctis)
Artwork of Cave Serpentsaur
Species is extinct.
17/114, replaced by descendant
Creator Clayren Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Superclass
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Carpozoa
Spondylozoa
Anisoscelida
Saganophidia
Cheirolophoformes
Machairotidae
Machairotis
Machairotis noctis
Week/Generation 12/78
Habitat Huggs-Yokto Desert, Rabid Sandstone Caves
Size 1.7 m Long
Support Unknown
Diet Carnivore (Desert Nobomatons, Azelak Sprinters, Azeraptors)
Respiration Active (Lungs)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Sexual, lays hard shelled eggs, two sexes


The cave serpentsaur split from its ancestors in the Savanna to move into the desert. It has changed for this new environment in three major ways. First of all, its pigment has changed to better blend into the white desert sands, but you might notice it's not completely white, this is because of the second change. Instead of changing to survive during the hot desert days; the serpentsaur has become nocturnal to hunt during the cooler nights. During the day, serpentsaurs sleep in the Rabid Sandstone Caves; where its newly increased eye size helps it see well. Because it only hunts at night, a complete change to white pigment is unnecessary. Finally, it has grown yet another small spike on the end of its tail to increase its deadliness and to discourage other organisms from attacking it from the back.

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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)
  • Spinemander (class Saganophidia)