Pirouetting Deepworm

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Pirouetting Deepworm
(Choreavermis venustus)
Artwork of Pirouetting Deepworm
Species is extinct.
2/10, replaced by descendant
Creator Krakow Sam Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Binucleozoa
Symbiovermes
Pterigiophora
Nectavermes
Pulchrivermiformes
Pulchrivermidae
Choreavermis
Choreavermis venustus
Week/Generation 2/9
Habitat Open Ocean
Size 6 cm Long
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Unknown
Diet Filter-Feeder
Respiration Passive (Transcutaneous)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Asexual (Eggs)


Venturing out into the open deeps, this thornworm has lost much of its rigid carapace and has developed an unexpectedly graceful style of movement. Spiraling through the open water, this creature mainly feeds on the beautiful rainbow-colored microorganisms found at this level, giving the whole biome an air of extraterrestrial wonder. Instead of reproducing by simply shedding body segments, this organism releases small 'eggs' into the water, which drift until they hatch into tiny versions of the adult.

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)
  • Floating Pumpgill (phylum Pterigiophora)