Deep-Sea Scissorworm

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Deep-Sea Scissorworm
(Abyssovermichthys Tomognathus)
Artwork of Deep-Sea Scissorworm
Species is extinct.
17/116, Replaced by Descendant
Creator Giant Blue Anteater Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Binucleozoa
Symbiovermes
Pterigiophora
Rostroichthyes
Vermirostrates
Abyssovermichthidae
Abyssovermichthys
Abyssovermichthys Tomognathus
Week/Generation 10/64
Habitat Jujubee Deep Sea Floor
Size 1 m Long
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Unknown
Diet Carnivore
Respiration Passive (Transcutaneous)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Sexual, two sexes, eggs into the water


The deep-sea scissorworm split off from the silverling, adapting to deep-sea life. It has grown larger than its ancestor as it feeds on larger prey. The front of the beak becomes flat and serrated to form a "scissor mouth", which is why the scissor worm got its name. It eats centifins and sometimes trigons if it can cut it up with its jaws. The scissor worm develops bioluminescence near its tail and and flash bright. This is for mating displays.

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)
  • Tasseled Phibi (class Rostroichthyes)