Crystal Sapper

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Crystal Sapper
(Pterokathartarion escensi)
Main image of Crystal Sapper
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma ray burst
Information
CreatorRuss1 Other
Week/Generation8/53
HabitatHuggs Rainforest
Size30cm Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportEndoskeleton (Jointed Wood)
DietParasite (Insides of the Solar Towers), Photosynthesis
RespirationActive (Lungs)
ThermoregulationHeterotherm (Basking, Muscle-Generated Heat)
ReproductionSexual, live birth, two sexes
Taxonomy
Domain
Superkingdom
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Viridisagania
Mancerxa
Phytozoa (info)
Chloropodia (info)
Pterophylla (info)
Leptorhyncha
Pterokathartidae
Pterokathartarion
Pterokathartarion escensi
Ancestor:Descendants:

The crystal sapper has split from the plentpecker and takes advantage of the mega worms' destructive effects on the crystal solar towers. These small plents huddle around the worms, eating the fleshy insides of the tower uncovered by the worms. The back two legs have the same properties as its ancestor, but the front two legs are now pseudo claws, helping the sapper to dig deeper for fresher food within the tower. The sapper's tail has grown longer and tougher, acting as a support for when the sapper feeds. These plents are highly social and communicate in high pitched squeaks. They alert each other to danger, even though the carnibell is too slow to catch them. The sapper spends its whole life on the crystal towers, so young sappers cling to the underbellies of their parents.

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)
  • Spectresnatch (order Leptorhyncha)
  • Phouka (class Pterophylla)