Dangling Limapin

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Dangling Limapin
(Kremathoteuthus lureus)
Main image of Dangling Limapin
Species is extant.
Information
CreatorHydromancerx Other
Week/Generation22/144
HabitatBadger Limestone Caverns
Size140 cm Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportUnknown
DietCarnivore (Ylbershpelle Bubblehorn, Ghastchomp, Finear Ghastchomp, Trogato)
RespirationActive (Lungs)
ThermoregulationEndotherm
ReproductionSexual, Two Sexes (Donor and Carrier), Viviparous Birth
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Subclass
Superorder
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Carpozoa
Teuthomorpha
Cystoteuthia
Pankrakenia
Herpetoteuthiformes
Lipopodoteuthii
Niphoteuthidae
Kremathoteuthus
Kremathoteuthus lureus
Ancestor:Descendants:

The dangling limapin replaced its ancestor, the limapin in Badger Limestone Caverns. After millions of years without sunlight it went blind and lost all its pigment. It is pinkish in color from its red blood. Now without its sight it had to develop a new strategy to catch prey. It hangs upside down from the ceiling and dangles its long arms. Its other 4 limbs have strong suction cups like its ancestor so they stay stuck to the ceiling. They need not move very much and thus conserve energy as they wait. Once something knocks against their 2 dangling arms they will grab it with their 3 fingered hands and quickly bring it up to their beak. They have a poisonous bite which causes its prey to become paralyzed quickly. This keep its prey from shaking it off the ceiling or even injuring it while it feeds.

The vocal sac has moved to the top of the head so it faces downward. This allows it to use primitive echolocation where it can detect anything below it. However it will only use this once an while since prey are scared off by the sounds. However it comes in handy if the prey is using echolocation and it can pin point the source of the sound. They also use this to call for a mate. Like their ancestors they have 2 sexes; a donor and a carrier. They also still have viviparous birth.