Flying Silverling

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Flying Silverling
(Astinduzilarra volans)
Main image of Flying Silverling
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma ray burst
Information
CreatorFlisch Other
Week/Generation11/73
HabitatJujubee Open Ocean
Size35 cm Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportUnknown
DietGreen Swarmers
RespirationPassive (Transcutaneous)
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionSexual, two sexes, eggs into the water
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Clade
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Binucleozoa
Symbiovermes (info)
Pterigiophora (info)
Eupterigiophora
Argyroscolecia
Archaeargyrodiformes
Astinduzilaridae
Astinduzilarra
Astinduzilarra volans
Ancestor:Descendants:

The flying silverling split from the silverling. Due to the mass amount of green swarmers, which are nearly everywhere, many creatures specialized on them. The flying silverling is one of them. It feeds almost only on swarmers, mainly the green ones. To protect itself from some of the predators on the sea like the snarks it gained the ability to glide some distance outside the water. When it enters the water again some hundred meters away it's safe from the predator. To be able to glide outside the water its wings had to undergo some changes. First of all its wings on the side have grown much larger to catch as much air as possible while gliding. The lower spike of the tail fin got bigger than the upper one, allowing the flying silverling to keep gliding in the air by dipping it into the water while gliding. The back and the ventral fins kept their form to perform the same task for swimming in the water.

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)