Plentpecker

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Plentpecker
(Pterokathartarion peckus)
Artwork of Plentpecker
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma ray burst
Creator Hydromancerx Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Mancerxa
Chloropodia
Pterophylla
Leptorhyncha
Pterokathartidae
Pterokathartarion
Pterokathartarion peckus
Week/Generation 5/29
Habitat Southwest Swamp
Size 20 cm Long
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Endoskeleton (Jointed Wood)
Diet Scavenger (Scraps of Plants), Photosynthesis
Respiration Active (Lungs)
Thermoregulation Heterotherm (Basking, Muscle-Generated Heat)
Reproduction Sexual, live birth, two sexes


The plentpecker evolved from the flying plent. This is smaller and better suited for picking at the food in the pleppo's wooden teeth. Their feet have developed a suction cup, so it can literally walk on the skin of the pleppo. Their wings can also fold back as well, so they can get into the tight spots. They work symbiotically with the pleppos. They get clean food and protection, while the pleppos get a good teeth cleaning.

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)
  • Split-Tongue Jabberwocky (order Leptorhyncha)
  • Terrorbeak (class Pterophylla)