Chiselhorn

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Chiselhorn
(Glyphorhinus acercornu)
Artwork of Chiselhorn
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Creator Martyk Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Subclass
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Mancerxa
Chloropodia
Barbellophyta
Mystacotheria
Ursielephantiformes
Glyphorhinidae
Glyphorhinus
Glyphorhinus acercornu
Week/Generation 9/55
Habitat Wright Rainforest
Size 9 m Tall
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Unknown
Diet Herbivore (Crystal Solar Tower)
Respiration Active (Lungs)
Thermoregulation Mesotherm
Reproduction Sexual, two sexes, live young
Descendant of Ancestor of


The chiselhorn is little more than a more efficient version of the clawtrunk. It has grown taller in order to access even more of the bark it eats. Its feet have widened to support their immense weight and its lower jaw has evolved into a sac more suited to catching the falling bark. Its teeth have begun to recede as it breaks down food in its mouth with various enzymes, so it doesn't have to stop and chew. Its mouth sac can form to the curve of the tree to an extent in order to create somewhat of a seal, preventing the loss of scraped off bark. Its horn has developed into more of a chisel shape, better adapted to prying off the bark.

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)
  • Giant Hornface (subclass Mystacotheria)
  • Chopsticks Fatcoat (class Barbellophyta)