Grasseater Scuttlecrab

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Grasseater Scuttlecrab
(Pascocarissimus herbivora)
Artwork of Grasseater Scuttlecrab
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Creator Irinya Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Binucleozoa
Symbiovermes
Thoracocephalia
Entomocarcinia
Chelaticimecia
Triucanceriidae
Pascocarissimus
Pascocarissimus herbivora
Week/Generation 6/37
Habitat Irinya Islands
Size 1 m Tall
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Unknown
Diet Herbivore (Violetgrass, Swampgrass, Pink Pambu and Beach Puffs)
Respiration Active (Microlungs)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Sexual (Lays many soft eggs, much like those of a snail, in a hole in the beach)


The grasseater scuttlecrab became the first large herbivore on the Irinya Islands. It branched from the leatherback scuttlecrab. Key developments are the increase in size and the movement of its two smaller eyes to the sides of its head. These developments make it much harder for the lizardworm to attack it. It eats all the grasses found on the islands and will even eat beach puffs if it finds them. The grasseater scuttlecrab has retained its symbiosis with the beach puffs.

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)
  • Tonsa Krugg (class Entomocarcinia)