Feathered Silkworm

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Feathered Silkworm
(Delingonectaris plumosus)
Main image of Feathered Silkworm
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Information
CreatorOviraptor Other
Week/Generation4/24
HabitatInland Forest
Size4 cm Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportExoskeleton (Chitin)
DietNectarvore (pollen)
RespirationPassive (Tracheae)
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionHermaphrodite (Eggs)
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Binucleozoa
Symbiovermes (info)
Thoracocephalia
Optidorsalia
Plumosovermes
Plumobdellidae
Delingonectaris
Delingonectaris plumosus
Ancestor:Descendants:

The feathered silkworm gets its name from the feathery protrusions coming out of either side. These lightweight structures allow it to catch the air and have limited control over their direction. They then use their sticky silk like a long fishing line. When it hits something it will reel itself up until it is on what it "caught." The light sensing cells on the back have grown into a round shape, allowing it to see to its sides and back, as well as straight up.

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)
  • Edward Angle Worm (class Optidorsalia)