Phytodiamond

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Phytodiamond
(Haliadamas rhizostomus)
Main image of Phytodiamond
Species is extinct.
19/127, Replaced by descendant
Information
CreatorGiant Blue Anteater Other
Week/Generation15/102
HabitatYokto Coast
Size15 cm Long
Primary MobilitySessile, Planktonic
SupportUnknown
DietConsumer, Photosynthesis
RespirationPassive (Lenticels)
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionAsexual: Self-Fertilizing Spores
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Division
Class
Subclass
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Binucleozoa
Crystallozoa (info)
Navicrystalita
Adamantopsida
Adamantidae
Adamantales
Haliadamantaceae
Haliadamas
Haliadamas rhizostomus
Ancestor:Descendants:

The phytodiamond split off from the gateway shrub. It started out as a mutation that did not root itself into the ground. However, the mutation was given the advantage of collecting microplankton from the water. After many generations, the floating crystal developed a hollow chamber within for flotation, much like a bony fish's gas bladder. Evolution of a floating lifestyle was possible, because there were no herbivores. The phytodiamond retains some of the poison from its ancestral forms, but it has weakened because there were no herbivores.

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)
  • Symbioraft Diaminet (order Adamantales)
  • Terrace Crystal (class Adamantopsida)