Killer-Gliding Plent

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Killer-Gliding Plent
(Deinopteryx occido)
Artwork of Killer-Gliding Plent
Species is extinct.
9/61, replaced by descendant
Creator KingAcer Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Mancerxa
Chloropodia
Pterophylla
Nimbicetes
Aerocetidae
Deinopteryx
Deinopteryx occido
Week/Generation 9/59
Habitat Atmosphere
Size 15 m Wingspan
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Endoskeleton (Unjointed Wood)
Diet Omnivore (Sky Balloons, Sky Tree, Plentutri), Photosynthesis
Respiration Active (Lungs)
Thermoregulation Heterotherm (Basking, Muscle-Generated Heat)
Reproduction Sexual, live birth, two sexes


The killer-gliding plents evolved from the jet-glider plents. Sometimes when a jet-glider plent was eating sky trees, it accidentally ate some plentutri that lived between the leaves. They discovered that eating plentutri gave them much more energy than when they would only eat sky balloons or sky trees. Some of them started hunting the plentutri as a food source, and their children learned it too. There was just one problem: when they swallow a plentutri alive it could start pecking its insides, which could result in the death of the killer-gliding plent. Because of this, they developed a sharp beak which they use to kill the plentutri. They also developed better wings for chasing the plentutri and larger air sacs for powerful bursts of speed. Their eyes are bigger, too, so they can spot the plentutri that are sitting on the sky tree's leaves. They do still eat the sky balloons and sky trees, they just need less of them because the plentutri are giving them more energy.

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)
  • Scarlet Phlyer (class Pterophylla)