Green Swarmer

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Green Swarmer
(Puerplenti prime)
Artwork of Green Swarmer
Species is extinct.
20/131, Replaced by Descendant
Creator Flisch Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Mancerxa
Phylloichthyia
Cycloptifabae
Puerplentiformes
Puerplentidae
Puerplenti
Puerplenti prime
Week/Generation 7/43
Habitat LadyM Open Ocean
Size 2 cm Long
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Unknown
Diet Mainly Photosynthesis, Plankton
Respiration Unknown
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Sexual, Spawning, Two Sexes


The green swarmer developed via a natural phenomenon called neoteny. This means that the organism reaches sexual maturity without becoming an adult. This happened to some specimens of the strainbean. This was very successful, and soon they spread throughout the LadyM Ocean, except for the part between Glicker and Wright. The reasons for this success was that, on one hand, there is a high production rate, because now they don't even have to reach adulthood and, on the other hand, there is a lack of predators...at first. Soon after the green swarmers established themselves in the ocean, many creatures discovered this whole new food source, such as strainbeans and miscellaneous beakworms, and even animals which normally eat bigger animals, such as snarks. The green swarmers look much like the very primitive filter feeders in the beginning of the plents' evolution, except for the facts that they have only one eye and their body is rotated by 90 degrees, since during the growth of young strainbeans the larvae will tilt to the side. In fact, they are really much the same as strainbean larvae, only that the green swarmers can reproduce without becoming adults.

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)
  • Microswarmers (family Puerplentidae)
  • Ray Flat Swarmer (order Puerplentiformes)
  • Nixie (class Cycloptifabae)