Plated Plentsnapper

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Plated Plentsnapper
(Spinoplacatus plateotergum)
Main image of Plated Plentsnapper
Species is extinct.
15/97, replaced by descendant
Information
CreatorTheBigDeepCheatsy Other
Week/Generation12/77
HabitatHuggs-Yokto Savanna, Bone Swamp
Size25 cm Long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportEndoskeleton (Bone)
DietOmnivore (Fin Worm, Mud-Spike, Twelve-Winged Worm, Violetgrass, Speckled Berry Plant, Bubble Pear)
RespirationActive (Lungs)
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionSexual, Two Sexes, Lays Frog-like Eggs in Pools of Water
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Superclass
Clade
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Carpozoa
Spondylozoa
Anisoscelida
Tetrapodes
Saurochelones (info)
Spinoplacatiformes
Spinoplacatidae
Spinoplacatus
Spinoplacatus plateotergum
Ancestor:Descendants:

The plated plentsnapper split off from the plentsnapper. Unlike its ancestor, the plated plentsnapper has evolved armor-plating made of hardened skin on its back, which helps protect them from potential predators. It also has a shorter tail than its ancestor, while its neck has become slightly longer so that they can easily reach out for food. Its back fin has turned into pointy spines covered in armor.

The plated plentsnapper still have the ability to change the colors of its skin. However, the armor-plating cannot change color. Another way it is like its ancestor is that it can climb trees, even though it isn't as good at climbing as it was before. When they begin to lay their eggs, they find swamps, pools of water on the ground, or in the trees. They are sometimes vulnerable when laying their eggs; on the occasion, when a plated plentsnapper lays its eggs, it gets attacked and killed by predators.

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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)
  • Cromocanth (class Saurochelones)