Golden Sauceback

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Golden Sauceback
(Vermitherium primus)
Artwork of Golden Sauceback
Species is extinct.
9/55, replaced by descendant
Creator Oviraptor Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Superclass
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Binucleozoa
Symbiovermes
Thoracocephalia
Vermitheria
Cephalischia
Archaecephalischia
Vermitheridae
Vermitherium
Vermitherium primus
Week/Generation 3/21
Habitat Inland
Size 50 cm Tall
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Unknown
Diet Carnivore (mainly plents)
Respiration Active (Microlungs)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Sexual, Eggs, Two Sexes


The golden sauceback, so named for the bright color of its carapace, is the descendant of the running beastworm. Its sense of smell is now much stronger, and it uses smell to find prey and mates from a long range. For locating things closer up, the ear has become much more useful. Its ears are now actually hearing sounds, rather than just feeling the vibrations in the air. Its balance has also improved, allowing it to remain with its tail off the ground indefinitely. Some of the microlungs have increased to a visible size, allowing much more air to be taken in while on the move. Internally, the digestive system has formed in the center, around the backbone type part of the endoskeleton. A primitive brain has started forming under the main carapace, though it is little more than a larger collection of nerve cells. The shells on its feet have formed into four-spiked hooves.

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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)
  • Wolverback (superclass Cephalischia)
  • Chelimp (subphylum Vermitheria)
  • Leafcutter Krugg (phylum Thoracocephalia)