Protokrakocia Rete

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Protokrakocia Rete
(Protokrakocia rete)
Artwork of Protokrakocia Rete
Species is extinct.
1/8, solar flare
Creator Krakow Sam Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Krakowozoa
Protokrakowozoa
Pentaflagellata
Protokrakocida
Protokrakocidae
Protokrakocia
Protokrakocia rete
Week/Generation 1/3
Habitat Tidepool
Size Microscopic
Primary Mobility Unknown
Support Unknown
Diet Consumer
Respiration Unknown
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction mitosis


This descendant of protokrakocia pentapseudoflagellis has evolved the ability to form loose colonies. The strands of protein act as a net, which allows the organisms to increase their nutrient uptake. Any fragments which touch the connecting filaments will be stuck fast and slowly moved into the nearest cell for consumption. This has led to a more sophisticated internal structure. The nucleus is now surrounded by a complex of organelles, leading to an enhanced ability to produce key proteins. The connecting filaments also allow for a limited form of DNA swapping between members of a colony, so if a mutation (beneficial or harmful) arises in one cell, there is a chance it will spread to other cells within the colony too. p. rete tend to form free-floating structures up to several centimeters in diameter.

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.