Flat Sandworm

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Flat Sandworm
(Tapestricaris aquasubterra)
Artwork of Flat Sandworm
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Creator Hydromancerx Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Binucleozoa
Symbiovermes
Thoracocephalia
Vermitheria
Crurivermes
Remihelminthes
Papyrocaridae
Tapestricaris
Tapestricaris aquasubterra
Week/Generation 6/36
Habitat Glicker-Wright Reef
Size 1.5 m Long
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Mixed Endoskeleton and Exoskeleton (Chitin)
Diet Carnivore (Urchip, Sitting Filtersquid, Bubblepede, Swimmerpede)
Respiration Active (Microlungs)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Sexual (Eggs)


The flat sandworm split from the mudworm. Its body has flattened even more, and it lives in the sands of the Glicker-Wright Reef. On one side, it is camouflaged to look like the sand, while on the other, it still retains its greenish hue. Its flippers have flattened out more and are used to bury itself under purplish sand. It uses scent and vibrations to find where it is going. Its microlungs have evolved a bit, and it can last longer underwater than its ancestor, but it still needs to go up to the surface to catch air. Its diet consist of urchips, sitting filtersquids, bubblepedes, and swimmerpedes if it can catch them. Basically, they just lay still until one passes by. It must also look out for parrotworms in the water and seaplents in the air, because they will eat it if they get the chance.

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)
  • Cave Prickworm (order Remihelminthes)