Hydrothermus

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Hydrothermus
(Hydrothermus sp.)
Artwork of Hydrothermus
Species is extinct.
18/120, replaced by descendant
Creator Hydromancerx Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Vulcanizoa
Hydrothermona
Hydrothermia
Hydrothermales
Hydrothermaceae
Hydrothermus
Hydrothermus sp.
Week/Generation 11/75
Habitat Hydro Volcanic
Size Microscopic
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Unknown
Diet Chemosynthesis (Sulfur)
Respiration Unknown
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Bianary Fission


The hydrothermus are immobile thermophilic or "heat loving" bacteria. They live in hot springs, thus are generally found in the Hydro Volcanic region of Sagan 4. Like Earth's hot spring bacteria they grow around the edges of the pool. Its temperature range is about 50-80 degrees C (122-176 degrees F), and its optimum is around 70 degrees C (158 degrees F). Its gains its energy from the sulfur from the volcanic soil. Thanks to this adaptation it needs no sun light. They reproduce through mitosis.

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)

None found. Note that this does not necessarily mean it has no living relatives at all, but that, assuming all taxonomy is filled in, its entire phylum is extinct; any relatives it does have likely do not resemble it.