Puffkin Scuttlecrab

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Puffkin Scuttlecrab
(Triucanceri puffkinivore)
Main image of Puffkin Scuttlecrab
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma ray burst
Information
CreatorHydromancerx Other
Week/Generation12/76
HabitatHuggs Beach
Size30 cm long
Primary MobilityUnknown
SupportUnknown
DietFrugivore (Puffkin Shrub)
RespirationActive (Microlungs)
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionSexual (Lays a brood of small, soft, snail-like eggs in a hole in the moist sand on the beaches)
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Clade
Superclass
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Binucleozoa
Symbiovermes (info)
Thoracocephalia
Coluripoda
Ossicancer
Entomocarcinia (info)
Chelaticimecia
Triucanceriidae
Triucanceri
Triucanceri puffkinivore
Ancestor:Descendants:

Puffkin scuttlecrab split from the leatherback scuttlecrab. It has lost its symbiotic relationship with testudohexapodia spherus, and now completely relies on the puffkin shrub. It crawls up the tall stalk to the central gourd, then it cuts it open with its claws and eats the insides. Later on the seeds it has eaten with the pulp secrete a bitter chemical that causes them to vomit and thus spreads the seeds; due to this constant vomiting it needs to eat all the time. It also has evolved a pink leathery exoskeleton. This allows it to blend in with the fruit when eating so predators such as the stumpworm sucker will not see them.

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)
  • Minikruggs (class Entomocarcinia)