Petalgae

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Petalgae
(Multiquila florqautri)
Artwork of Petalgae
Species is extinct.
18/122, replaced by descendant
Creator Yannick Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Melanophyta
Melanophycae
Camophoropsida
Leucomelanales
Multiquilaceae
Multiquila
Multiquila florqautri
Week/Generation 14/95
Habitat Yokto Coast, Jujubee Ocean (Sunlight Zone), North Polar Coast
Size Microscopic
Support Unknown
Diet Photosynthesis
Respiration Unknown
Thermoregulation Unknown
Reproduction Mitosis


Just like their ancestors, the Petalgae use camoplasts to change color, but because there are 4 cells now, their photosynthesizing surface has increased and thus it replaced its ancestor. This has not only led to more energy due to more photosynthesis, it has also led to even more specialization of their camoplast. Now they have 5 available phases. Completely black, 1 white cell and 3 black cells, 2 white cells and 2 black cells, 1 black cell and 3 white cells, and all cells white. Although they rarely are fully white, unless the water is extremely hot.

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.