Feathered Sauceback

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Feathered Sauceback
(Plumatherium plumosus)
Artwork of Feathered Sauceback
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Creator Oviraptor Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Superclass
Class
Subclass
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Binucleozoa
Symbiovermes
Thoracocephalia
Vermitheria
Cephalischia
Dromeodonta
Archaedromeodonta
Plumatheriformes
Plumatheridae
Plumatherium
Plumatherium plumosus
Week/Generation 9/57
Habitat Wright Rainforest, Ittiz-Ovi Desert, Hydro-Nuke Savanna, Ovi-Hydro Plains
Size 110 cm Tall
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Endoskeleton (Chitin)
Diet Carnivore (anything in the 0.5 - 2 m long range)
Respiration Active (Microlungs)
Thermoregulation Endotherm (Feathers)
Reproduction Sexual, Eggs, Two Sexes


The feathered sauceback is a split off from the tusked sauceback. It is a smaller and more intelligent pack hunter that uses its keen hearing and strong sense of smell to help make social bonds. It now can make a variety of sounds from its largest lung, which range from high shrills to low raspberry-like sounds. Feathered saucebacks are very social and form a hierarchical pack, similar to Earth's wolves. In each of the biomes, there is a sub-species that has distinct markings to help it blend into its environment. Shown here is a rainforest subspecies. Although the ranges of the tusked, leaping, and feathered sauceback overlap, none of them are in direct competition with each other (the tusked sauceback hunts larger prey, and the leaping saucebacks hunt alone and are also the only other predator in the biomes they overlap). Its skin has developed feathery extensions that it uses to help maintain a more constant body temperature. Its mandible-tusks have grown proportionally larger to help kill and devour prey.

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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)
  • Larvaback (class Dromeodonta)